Public Relations Society’s Largest Chapter Hears from Barks on July 22

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015                                                 (540) 955-0600

Washington, D.C., area communicators seeking a seat at the decision-making table will get a leg up on that endeavor from Ed Barks’ July 22 presentation to the Public Relations Society of America’s National Capital Chapter. His talk is titled, “Learn How to Work Better with Reporters & How to Train Your Spokespeople to Deliver Media Interviews with Confidence.”

Barks, a veteran communications training consultant, will focus on how executive communicators can achieve their long-term career and business goals when dealing with reporters.

Information and registration is available at . Specifics of his presentation are as follows:

  • Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
  • Time: 8 a.m.
  • Place: Navy Memorial & Heritage Center; 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, 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.