Media 101: Basic, practical tips for working with the media

Tue, Apr 10, 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Speaker Name: 
Tracy Ellig
Montana State University - Bozeman
MSU News Service

Tracy ElligThis is the second of three talks to target a community interest in science communication. These talks focus on science communication for MSU faculty and graduate students in the environmental sciences. We hope that participants come away from these talks with a better sense of how to approach communicating their research.

About Tracy Ellig: Director of MSU's New Service, Tracy is a writer/editor with more than 10 years experience as a reporter and editor at daily newspapers in Montana, Idaho and Washington. He has also worked as a community relations specialist for a hospital group. Tracy is a Bozeman native and an MSU graduate.

The MSU News Service leads the campus in media relations. News Service staff prepare and disseminate news and photographs about the institution, its people and its programs to newspaper, radio, television and online audiences. It also advises faculty, staff and students on media issues and acts as a clearinghouse for all press releases and official media statements. Writers in the news service also write for such MSU publications as Discovery, Collegian, AgLink and the annual Report on Research and Creative Activities.


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