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…

May 17 Program: Leveraging Local Government to Further your Mission and Creating an Ambassador Network for Greater Success

This session will delve into the intersection of communications and government affairs, understanding that the best messenger is often times not staff or board members from your organization. This training will review tactics to engage with local government elected officials and agencies, as well as how to develop and empower a cadre of ambassadors to…

March Program: How to Create a Social Media Crisis Communications Playbook

On March 22, NCM Network partnered with the African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI) and presented a panel discussion and interactive workshop that prepared attendees to handle a social media crisis. Examples of social media crises were discussed with insights how to handle them – and how to prepare for the unexpected.     Panelists…

Feb Program: Share the Love for Nonprofit Collaborations

On February 15, NCM Network presented a panel discussion featuring tips to gain media coverage by creating nonprofit collaborations. The program’s inspiring panelists explained how collaborations can be leveraged to make connections with the press, get more coverage on nonprofit issues and events, and help to increase awareness of nonprofits and their missions. Panelists pictured…