Barks to Explain How to Counsel Spokespeople in National Press Club Address

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Monday, May 4, 2015                                                       (540) 955-0600


How can communicators guide their executives toward becoming better spokespeople? That’s the question Barks Communications President Ed Barks answers on May 13 when he presents “Your Spokesperson Just Said What?! How to Cure Foot-in-Mouth Disease” to an audience at the National Press Club.

The communications training consultant will offer advice designed to help executives who deal with the media, deliver presentations, and testify on Capitol Hill.

Information and registration is available here. Note that the event is open exclusively to National Press Club members and their accompanied guests. Specifics of Barks’ presentation are as follows:

  • Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
  • Time: 8 a.m.
  • Place: National Press Club; 529 14th Street, NW; Washington, D.C.

Ed Barks zeroes in on the messages and skills that executives need on a daily basis in order to persuade and inform their publics. They gain sharper verbal and nonverbal talents, more confidence, added opportunities for career advancement, and realization of long-term business goals.The former radio broadcaster is the author of The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations, and community organizer at The Media Training Blog. As President of Barks Communications since 1997, he has taught nearly 5000 business leaders, association executives, and other experts how to succeed when they deal with the media, deliver presentations, and testify before government officials.