Communicators Discover “The 411 on Q&A” from Barks on April 18

For immediate release                                  Contact:    Ed Barks
Thursday, March 29, 2012                                             (540) 955-0600


How can public affairs and public relations practitioners keep their cool when confronted with tough questions from reporters, policymakers, and other audiences? Ed Barks provides the answers on April 18 when he addresses a joint meeting of the Association for Women in Communications Washington, D.C. chapter (AWC-DC) and the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The program is titled, “Communication Under Pressure: The 411 on Q&A.”

Register online at Specifics of Barks’ presentation are as follows:

  • Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012
  • Time: Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Place: American Association of University Women, 1111 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Audience members and those unable to attend on April 18 are encouraged to use the Twitter hashtag #awcdc.

Ed Barks leads communications training workshops for executives who want to enhance their reputations, and for organizations that want to achieve their long-term business goals. He is the author of The Truth About Public Speaking: The Three Keys to Great Presentations and the guidebook Face the Press with Confidence: The Media Interview Companion. Ed serves on the National Press Club’s Board of Governors and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Consultants Section Council. Learn more at Contact Ed at (540) 955-0600 or