Planning for next year underway

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IABC of Greater Cincinnati may take the summer off from programming, but board and planning committee members are hard at work getting ready for next year. The planning committee met on June 28 to begin outlining plans for the 2018-2019 chapter event calendar. From left to right are: Jackiedra Wilson, Teresa Zumwald, Pat Frey, Joe Bobbey, Kari McLean and KayAnn Rutter. Joy Lovejoy, Connie Ruhe, Jessica Canterbury and Amanda Hemann also offered up their suggestions.

Keep an eye out for more about next year as the board finalizes plans later this month.

May Program: Unlocking NPR’s Role in Your Communications

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Program is free to members

If you want to dig deep into the role public radio can play in your communications, look no further than Maryanne Zeleznik. With 30+ years at WNKU and WVXU, this award-winning veteran broadcaster, news director and current host of Morning Edition will step up your game.

maryanne_zeleznik_32Join us on May 31 at 9 a.m. as we ask Maryanne the hard questions. As communicators, what are we doing wrong? right? What makes a perfect story pitch? How do you avoid bias and fake news? How is your audience different than Cincinnati’s for-profit radio?

We’ll also ask her about trends, podcasts and how she got her start. Plan to walk away a better communicator.

This program is FREE FOR IABC MEMBERS, and the cost for non-members is $25. Breakfast and networking will be at 9 a.m., with the program taking place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Graydon on Main is a fabulous meeting space located at 1421 Main Street in Over-the-Rhine.

Space is limited and our sessions fill up quickly. Click on the link below to register by noon on Friday, May 25!

Register Now!

Two case studies provide tips for engaging your audience

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IABC of Greater Cincinnati’s March program provided real-life tips for overcoming one of the biggest challenges facing today’s communicators: engaging our audiences.

Paola Cappellari, a 16-year communications veteran who manages internal communications for EyeMed Vision Care,  shared her proven tips for getting 96% of her company to take required compliance training. Sara Jackson, co-founder of Cerkl, extrapolated best practices based on millions of emails.

IABC of Greater Cincinnati organizes monthly program opportunities. Watch the website and social media to make sure you don’t miss out on future events.

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