Pros: Great building, Tiny Desks, thoughtful editors, camaraderie.
Cons: I've known people who have been temps for over 5 years. It's unfair.
Pitch Perfect 101 is taking applications for the Fall seminar. Apply today to learn the secrets to media exposure and brand awareness.
"Pitch Perfect 101" is a 2 hour workshop with leading communications specialists who want to help you push your message beyond the pews. It's time for your organization to get the attention that it deserves.
This workshop will give you the tools you need to get noticed by both local and national media outlets.
Since 2005, the My Media Buzz team vetted thousands of pitches and press releases for national exposure. We know what works and what does not.
Facilitator: Alegra Hall
As a member of the National Press Club I am excited to be a part of the media landscape which influences the world. In my role as a producer and guest booker for more than a decade I gained the unique set of skills that helps small businesses, non-profit organizations and burgeoning new talent reach the media spotlight.
It has been my pleasure to work alongside such great people at CBN News and on Capitol Hill. It is here that I honed my writing skills and had the opportunity to interview scores of politicians, missionaries and world changers like NPR newsman Juan Williams, Chik Fil-A legend Truett Cathy and even meet A-list actor/humanitarian George Clooney.
In 2000 I founded Women Walking in Wisdom which produces the annual Jump Into January event. JIJ has grown to seat hundreds of women and now reaches over 300,000 Facebook viewers during our LIVE conferences.
Who should attend this workshop?
Volunteers for media ministries at local churches, authors, non profit groups who want to gain insight into building appropriate publicity for upcoming events.
Yes there is FREE parking at the library.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Once you have paid your name will be on the registration list however it is helpful to bring the printed ticket.
How to contact event organizer?
Please feel free to emai us with your questions at email@example.com
Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library and Esther Productions Inc. have joined forces to present this exciting community conversation: FAMILY RESTORATION: Celebrating Fathers, Empowering Parents on June 1 from 1:00 pm to 3 pm.
Recently, I was sitting on the front porch of my mother's home in New Orleans, La. I was caught in reverie, remembering the days riding my bike with friends from the neighborhood; the backyard picnics my grandmother used to throw; and all the other families who lived in houses on Mexico Street. Those families were as imperfect as my own. But I have come to appreciate the lessons and values they passed along to us.
A distinguished group of professional experts and seasoned activists lead an important conversation about strengthening and restoring families in DC and the Metropolitan region. Representatives from Unified Parenting a program at George Washington University will make a special presentation.
The event features an exciting group of leaders including,
Brittany N. Adams ATR, LPC is a licensed Art Therapist and clinician in private practice. She received her master’s degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She has worked as a primary/clinical therapist providing therapeutic services through integrative counseling approaches to adolescents and families. Stuart Anderson, founder and director of Family & Friends of Incarcerated People (FFOIP), is a native Washingtonian. He began community activism in 1993 while incarcerated at The Central Facility at Lorton. On January 28, 2004, he spoke from inside in prison on DC Inmates, Their Children & Hope. The next year, The Washington Post Magazine featured him on its cover – A Father’s Conviction. David Miller is founder of the Dare to Be King Project, a unique initiative challenging contemporary narratives about Black manhood and masculinity. He received acclaim for Dare to Be King: What If the Prince Lives. A Survival Workbook for African American Males, a thought provoking, 52-week curriculum teaching adolescent males how to survive and thrive in toxic environments. Lowell Vincent Muse envisioned himself a father even when he was himself a child. Nothing could block his dream. He enjoyed a 44-year career as a broadcast; for 20 of those years he was an engineer. In 2015, he retired from NPR as an audio recording technician. jonetta rose barras, award-winning journalist and author of Whatever Happened to Daddy’s Little Girl? The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women, will moderate the conversation.
THIS IS A FREE EVENT. LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. BOOKS WILL BE GIVEN AWAY.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Family Restoration: Celebrating FathersThis event is made possible through a grant from the DC Public Library, The Holden Bequest. Additional support is provided through Esther Productions, Inc. by Kerry S. Pearson, LLC; Pepco, an Exelon Company; Fort Myer Construction Corporation Charitable Foundation; Emmanuel Bailey, Veterans Corp.; and Esther’s Friends.
Kramerbooks is excited to welcome author Brad Thor for the release of his new book BACK LASH. He'll be in conversation with Larry O'Connor.
This is a free event. A ticket does not guarantee a seat. Seats are first come, first served.
There will be a standby line for waitlist tickets 10 minutes prior to event.
A signing will follow the discussion.
Limited copies of BACK LASH will be available. Guests are encouraged to prepurchase their copy of the book and can pick up their copy at the event.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
#1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 Publishers Weekly bestselling author Brad Thor is back with his most gripping thriller yet!
In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, there was no crossing back.
They were fearless; men of honor who have been known throughout history by different names: Spartan, Viking, Samurai.
Today, men like these still strike from the shadows. They are highly prized intelligence agents, military operatives, and assassins.
One man is all three.
Two days ago, that man was crossed—badly.
Now, far from home and surrounded by his enemy, Scot Harvath must battle his way out.
With no support, no cavalry coming, and no one even aware of where he is, it will take everything he has ever learned to survive.
But survival isn’t enough. Harvath wants revenge.
In the most explosive novel Brad Thor has ever written, page after captivating page of action, intrigue, loyalty, and betrayal will keep you hooked until the very last sentence and a revelation that will take your breath away.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Brad Thor is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eighteen thrillers, including Spymaster, Use of Force, The Last Patriot (nominated best thriller of the year by the International Thriller Writers Association), Blowback (recognized as one of the Top 100 Killer Thrillers of All Time by NPR), The Athena Project, and Foreign Influence (one of Suspense Magazines best political thrillers of the year). Visit his website at BradThor.com and follow Brad on Facebook at Facebook.com/BradThorOfficial and on Twitter @BradThor
ABOUT THE MODERATOR:
Larry O’Connor joined WMAL in November 2012. Previously, O’Connor regularly guest-hosted the nationally-syndicated “Dennis Miller Show” as well as programs on WMAL, WABC and WOR/New York, WPHT/Philadelphia, and WLS/Chicago (among others). He began his talk radio career by hosting an online radio show on Blog Talk Radio while he was the editor of Breitbart.tv. Before working for Breitbart, he worked in management for various Broadway musical theaters.