Learn how to attract media attention, write press releases, and get reporters to care about your work.
About the Speakers:
Alex Parks has developed and executed media relations, social media and writing programs for dozens of B2B and B2C companies, ranging from Fortune 500 organizations to venture-backed startups. AdWeek named Alex on the PR Industry’s 30 Under 30 List for 2015. In 2013, he won the Publicity Club of New England Striker Award, which recognizes New England’s best young PR professional of the year. Alex graduated from Brandeis University summa cum laude with a B.A. in economics and philosophy, and was a visiting student in economics and philosophy at Oxford University.
John Robbins, Ph.D. is the Founding Executive Director of the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest Muslim civil rights organization in the United States. Since its inception, he has raised over $2.5 million for the organization, which was named CAIR Chapter of the Year in 2017. He is regularly invited to appear on media outlets throughout New England and nationally. Prior to founding CAIR-MA, he obtained a Ph.D. in English from Cornell University and held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania and Tufts University.