As a faculty member or researcher, it is not unusual to receive requests from the media to comment on public issues in your role as an expert. It takes some thought and time to craft memorable messages that stick with audiences, approach media interviews confidently, and navigate challenging questions.
Join Nebraska SSN for a hybrid workshop led by Erin Grace, for an insider's guide on how to:
Erin Grace is a long-time former journalist who came to UNO in 2020 to steer communications for the then-new National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center, or NCITE. She serves as director of strategic communications and external relations for NCITE. Grace previously enjoyed a two-decade career at the Omaha World-Herald, where she covered a variety of beats, authored investigative and long-term projects, and last served as metro columnist. She is a fierce believer in the power of storytelling.
About the Nebraska Scholar Strategy Network
The Nebraska Chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) is a chapter of the national SSN network, which connects journalists, policymakers, and civic leaders with America’s top researchers to improve policy and strengthen democracy. For more information about the Nebraska Scholars Strategy Network, visit our chapter website and follow us on Twitter.