The City of Bellevue is hosting a panel discussion focusing on how to understand and work with emerging community-focused media resources. The event, entitled “How to Work with the News Media to Generate Publicity” is scheduled for TODAY, from 1 – 3:30 pm at the North Bellevue Community Center in Bellevue. The event is free, but reservations are required.

Meet and get tips from representatives from:



This program is tailored for non profits, agencies, community organizations and small businesses, and anyone else who wants to understand this new form of media. One important goal of the program is to provide valuable information on how to work with these interactive media sources to increase visibility, publicize events and more effectively reach target audiences. Topics covered will include how to write an effective press release, how to submit content, elements of a good news story and how to be a community journalist.

Confirmed panelists include Travis Mayfield – Executive Producer, Fisher Interactive Network , KOMO Communities,; Venice Buhain, Editor of Bellevue Patch,; a representative from 425 Magazine,;  and Joe Kennedy, Publisher, Bellevue Business Journal, Event moderator will be Maya, radio host at WARM 106.9 FM-

To RSVP, please contact If you have questions about the event, This program is sponsored by the City of Bellevue Volunteer and Cultural Diversity Programs of the City of Bellevue.

Community-Based Media Panel Discussion, June 9, 1-3:30 pm, North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Ave. NE, Bellevue, WA 98009, Phone: 425-452-7681.

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