SAIS Courses

Writing for the Media

This course provides students with the basic writing skills and tools needed to conduct media relations _ things like developing press releases, backgrounders and fact sheets. The course will also include the fundamentals and protocols involved in dealing with reporters and other members of the media, such as TV and radio producers, and how to _pitch_ story ideas and draft op-eds. By the end of the course, the student will have a good grasp of how an idea, person, product or policy can achieve a higher level of awareness through print and electronic media.



Course Number
CS306

Term
Washington, D.C.

Campus
Washington, D.C.