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New Meetup: Media Ready, Media Savvy with Emmy Nominated TV Producer Alison Hill

From: Vanessa V.
Sent on: Saturday, March 13, 2010 1:06 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Read! Write! Publish!!

What: Media Ready, Media Savvy with Emmy Nominated TV Producer Alison Hill

When: Tuesday, March 23,[masked]:45 AM

Where:
China Town
9601 Chapel Hill Rd
Morrisville, NC 27560
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Questions: Anora McGaha[masked]
Vaness Vendola[masked]

Join us for an all-included Chinese buffet lunch at 11:45 am. Alison's 3 hour interactive workshop on media readiness starts at 12:30 and wraps up at 3:30. The $40 fee includes lunch.

Alison did a free talk at a Raleigh Write to Publish's Western Wake event and her passion and knowledge really charged people up. See the reviews.

RSVP and pay at EventBrite http://mediareadywithalisonhillmar23.eventbrite.com/
Writers and Authors:

If you?re in the process of writing a book or have a completed manuscript, congratulations. You?re a writer. So now what?

Whether you self-publish or go the traditional route, you must be ready to face the media. Would you know what to say if suddenly invited to appear on a TV talk show? A radio segment? What if a newspaper reporter calls?

As a writer you need to know how to promote yourself and your book in a professional and succinct manner. This workshop can help you achieve a level of confidence and comfort while interacting with journalists, producers, hosts and reporters. I can teach you how to prepare your spiel and present yourself in the best possible manner. Each interview and appearance is an opportunity to spark interest for your book. Make it memorable. Make it work for you. Get the attention and status you deserve.

What to say? How to say it? Who to say it to?

Come learn how to be media savvy with Alison Hill. Be prepared for when that reporter or producer calls!

Make a name for yourself as an author.

Get people to read your work.

Share your message.


Alison Hill?s Bio

Alison Hill is an Emmy-nominated producer, an accomplished journalist, and a regular guest commentator on BBC Radio news programs.

She is the founder of Seren Media, and serves as a producer, writer, editor and speaker.

Her successful media career spans fifteen years and two continents. She?s worked as a newspaper reporter, an investigative journalist for a prime time TV series, and a PBS public affairs producer. Alison has done undercover work, directed studio shows, coordinated TV commercial shoots, developed PBS programming, and created an award-winning documentary. She?s performed voice-overs and hosted several shows, including the PBS series Dropframe, and has also appeared on BBC television, ITV 1 Wales and Channel 4 Wales.

She?s worked with established authors, academics, activists and politicians, and has interviewed high profile guests, including Jason Alexander, Michael Moore, and a Baghdad City Council Member. She?s filmed events with the Dalai Lama, Andie MacDowell, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, and Barack Obama.

Alison produces and edits website content, writes features, and gives talks and workshops. She is also a horror novelist and has almost completed her second book.

Location

China Town restaurant is located in the shopping center at the corner of Cary Parkway and Chapel Hill Road across the parking lot from Food Lion and Stein Mart.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/ReadWritePublish/calendar/12867222/

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