Workshop: Media Relations in the Age of COVID-19

When:  Aug 4, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)

Public relations expert, Elizabeth Weigandt, will provide an overview of media relations during the era of COVID-19 with specific tips on how fundraising professionals can hone their message, identify and approach media professionals and keep themselves up-to-date on the latest trends in reporting during a frenetic news period. Attendees will walk away from this session with a better understanding of what news editors, reporters, and producers seek for their stories while working within a frenetic news cycle, furloughs and reduced staff.

8:30 - 9:00 AM     Networking & Open Discussion
9:00 - 10:00 AM   Program 


Elizabeth Weigandt photoElizabeth Weigandt (more about Elizabeth)
Principal, Weigandt Communications

This event is free of charge to AFP GDC members. AFP GDC members may bring ONE non-member AFP GDC guest free of charge to each event but the guest CANNOT have attended an AFP GDC event in the last two years.  

This program is offered in conjunction with The War Memorial of Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.


Registration closes at 5:00 pm on August 3.


Online Instructions:
Login: Login details will be sent to registrants prior to the program.