Dec. 4 Holiday Event: ABC7 Nonprofit Communications and Media Network

Let’s celebrate the holidays with ABC7’s news and public affairs staff to honor Ruth House (at right in photo) for her inspiring commitment to public service and to the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network.         To recognize Ruth’s contributions to the community, please bring a new, non-giftwrapped toy or sports equipment as part of…

Annual Media Mixer – June 20, 2018

Every summer, the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCM Network) hosts its Annual Media Mixer so that members and guests can meet the media and media can hear about potential news ideas. EVENT HASHTAG: #NCMNmedia This annual event supports NCM Network’s Ruth Collander Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to communications and journalism students attending Southern…

May 16 program: Nonprofits & the Changing Media Landscape

News media staff continue to shrink. Although some remain, there are not as many specific “beat” reporters to cover highly specific topics. Many news journalists are required to be generalists and also expected to create content for multiple platforms. How do these and other changes in the media landscape affect news gathering? How can nonprofit…

Scholarship Application due 5/31!

Applications are currently being accepted for the Lisa Davidson Memorial Scholarship Program! The purpose of this scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students who demonstrate excellent potential for improving the lives of the Southern California community through a communications career. To learn more and apply for the 2018-19 scholarship, please visit https://ncmnetwork.org/scholarship/. The application deadline is…

November 15 Program: Nonprofit and Corporate Partnerships–Creating with Purpose

What are the elements that create strong nonprofit and corporate partnerships? How do nonprofit organizations and corporations find each other and get started, and how can media play a role? How are these partnerships maintained and grown? These are just a few of the questions we will explore during this interactive discussion. Panelists: Paula Brynen, Director,…

Media Mixer Sparks News Coverage & Connections for Non Profits

On June 21, a balmy Wednesday evening, over 100 people showed up to the CBS Studios’ Neighborhood Street Set for the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network’s (NCM) Annual Media Mixer. NCM Co-Presidents Andy Weisser (communications/PR consultant) and Ruth House (public affairs supervisor with ABC7), along with KCBS2/KCAL9 News Director Bill Dallman, welcomed everyone. The event raised nearly $2,000…