MMA's Crisis Communications: Preparing to Speak to the Media About Controversial Issues Zoom Webinar – March 10, 2022
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Presenters: Nancy Marshall, Founder & CEO, Marshall Communications; Steve McCausland, Communications Strategist and former Maine Department of Safety Spokesman
Steve McCausland and Nancy Marshall will address how municipal officials can handle themselves and represent their communities well when dealing with and talking about controversial issues and crisis situations. This session is specially dsigned for municipalites facing COVID and other ugent situations. Attendees will learn:
• How to talk about controversial topics
• Why messaging is important and how to create a message map
• Why rehearsing messages and Q&A is key
• How to respond to negativity
• How to find your target audience and voice
• How to deal with the media in a crisis situation