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    Office of Marketing and Communications
    Hand Hall
    Second and Third Floors

    Basic Media Training Workshop

    The Office of Marketing and Communications offers Media Training workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students who are interested in sharing their expertise and achievements with the general public through the media.

    Participants will learn what to do when a reporter requests an interview, how to prepare and develop concise and compelling messages, and techniques for conducting good interviews with journalists.

    About the workshop instructor
    Joe Cockrell serves as the Director of Media Relations and official spokesperson at University of the Pacific. He has over 20 years of professional experience, first as a journalist and TV news producer, followed by senior-level P.R. and communications positions at UNLV, Marquette University, West Coast University and Brandman University, part of the Chapman University System. The workshops include critiqued on-camera exercises.

    To inquire about the next workshop available contact Joe via email at