Writing for PR and Media

8 Classes

Time: 6-8:30pm (Fridays)

Dates: June 4, 11, 18, 25 | July 2, 9, 16 & 23

Location: Online (virtual)

Price: $65.00 (CAD)

Course Description: This course will explain the ins and outs of the media landscape and how to write for the different mediums. You will learn how to craft speeches, press releases, memos and social media posts. You will have the chance to write described video scripts, radio dramas while gaining first-rate knowledge of the broadcast industry.

About the Instructor: Christopher Mines is a multimedia storyteller with over a decade of experience. He is a radio broadcasting graduate with additional coursework in journalism and political science. Christopher has worked as a professor, desktop publisher, emcee, editor and freelancer, and is currently work as a webcast director for CPAC. He creates live YouTube streams while editing multimedia content and writing accessible editorial copy. For nearly two years he has served as a described video writer,  making media equal for all audiences. Christopher has also researched several genres while writing concise scripts within a short time frame, and has worked as a webcast director for the Ottawa Gee Gees and as a PA announcer for the Carleton Ravens. All of these work and educational experiences have honed his skills as a storyteller and communicator.

Required Materials:

  • Computer, laptop or tablet
  • Notebook + Pen or Pencil
Required Knowledge: None!