When Media Comes Calling: Prepare and Deliver!

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9:00 am to 12:00 pm
United Way of Winnipeg Learning Centre
1st floor, 580 Main St.

CCEDNet Members: $25 | Non-Members: $75

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So you have landed the interview or you have been booked for a media panel, now what? This workshop will offer up skills and tips on how to prepare for a print, radio or TV interview, how to deal with challenging interview questions, and techniques to make sure your key messages are delivered. Participants will get hands-on practice and take away tools that will help them prepare for and leverage media opportunities.

This three-hour workshop is designed to give individuals the tools and practice they need to:

  • To prepare for a print, radio or TV interview

  • To deal with challenging interview questions

  • To ensure that key messages are delivered

Participants will learn to:

  • Identify the key messages and stories they need to have ready

  • Research key information that will help in delivery

  • Use techniques to get key messages across and deliver compelling content

Register for When Media Comes Calling: Prepare and Deliver!


A journalist for almost two decades, Tim Fontaine has worked for APTN National News, CPAC, CBC Manitoba and most recently as lead reporter for CBC Indigenous. A member of the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba, he has also produced documentaries for iChannel in Toronto, including a series called The Trangender Project, which was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award in 2015.





As the driving force of The Story Source, Cate Friesen brings together 25 years of experience as an award-winning CBC producer, storyteller, documentary maker, performer and coach. She was part of the team that created CBC’s multiple award-winning interactive Missing and Murdered: The Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls and, as a freelance broadcaster, she produced feature documentaries for CBC Radio.  Cate volunteers as a pro bono consultant for Spark and a board member for West Central Women's Resource Centre.


16 November, 2017 09:00 ET to 12:00 ET
United Way Winnipeg
580 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB
Event Fee(s)
CCEDNet Members $25.00
Non-members $75.00