January 30: The Changing Landscape of News in NJ with Award-winning Journalist Brian Thompson

PRSA NJ KICK OFF PROGRAM | January 30, 2014

PRSA NJ welcomes award-winning journalist Brian Thompson, who will provide a first-hand perspective on making New Jersey news as he addresses public the challenges PR professionals face in the emerging media market. Time will be allotted for a question and answer period from attendees. Join this unique opportunity to network, share an exceptional meal and gain valuable insight.

WHEN: Thursday, January 30, 2014
5:00 pm Registration
5:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting
6:00 pm General Membership Meeting
6:30 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Brian Thompson Keynote Address

WHERE: Seabrook, an Erickson Living Community
3000 Essex Road, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753

REGISTRATION:  $40 | Members and Non-members,  $10 | Students

Sign up online here.

About Brian Thompson:
Thompson has served as a New Jersey reporter for NBC 4 New York since 1998. Thompson’s reporting from the Jersey Shore was part of NBC 4 New York’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy that resulted in the national Edward R. Murrow award, “News 4 New York Special Coverage: Hurricane Sandy.” A year after 9/11, Thompson was the first and only reporter to listen to and air the New Jersey police recordings of the attack on the World Trade Center, a story later nominated for an Emmy® Award. Known for his tenacity and follow-through, Thompson was instrumental in NBC 4 New York’s decision to carry live New York State’s legislative debate on extending rent controls for New York City. In 2005 Thompson earned a New York Emmy Award for his work on NBC 4 New York’s political series “What Matters.” He has been cited by the Associated Press for Best Coverage by a New Jersey-Based Correspondent and was awarded the first Environmental Journalism Award.

For more information: Andrea Bower, MBA, PRSA NJ Administrator | 856-534-0606 | PRSANJadministrator@bowermanagementservices.com


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