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…

Annual Media Mixer – June 21

Every summer, the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCM Network) hosts the Annual Media Mixer so that members and guests can meet the media. This annual event supports our Ruth Collander Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to communications and journalism students attending Southern California colleges and universities. If you’ve attended a previous Media Mixer, you…

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…

Scholarship Deadline *Extended* to May 15, 2017

The Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCM Network) gives back to the community through an ongoing scholarship program for college students in the communications field. Since 1972, NCM Network has sponsored the Lisa Davidson Memorial Scholarship Program for college sophomores and juniors majoring in communications, journalism, radio or television communications at a four-year Southern California…

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…