As PR Professionals, a major part of our job is engaging the media and garnering media coverage for our clients. John Glisch, Associate Vice President for Communications, Brevard Community College, spent 35 years in the media industry and then transitioned to PR in 2011. He will share his personal observations about his transition as well as key tips and recommendations on the most effective ways to pitch stories and engage media. About John:
John J. Glisch is the Associate Vice President for Communications at Brevard Community College. He joined the college in 2011 and oversees its media, marketing and advertising efforts along with its website and WBCC-TV.
Glisch had a distinguished 35 year career in journalism before joining the college, serving in positions that included editorial page editor at Florida Today and as a senior writer and national correspondent for the Orlando Sentinel .
He was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his work investigating the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster, and for an investigation into the human and environmental toll of toxic pollution in Florida’s water.
He was also the recipient of the nation’s highest awards for science and environmental journalism, along with two public service awards from the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors for his coverage of the nation’s space program and threats to the Indian River Lagoon.
Date: Thursday, September 13
Time: 11:30 Networking, 12:00 program
Lunch: Panera Bread, an assortment of sandwiches, salad and dessert.
Location: **Please note the new location for this program: One Senior Place, 8085 Spyglass Hill RoadViera, FL 32940
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