DC’s WUSA-TV (CBS) Private Studio Tour For PRSA

May 26, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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WUSA 9 Headquarters
4100 Wisconsin Ave
NW Washington, DC, 20016
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Andrea Roane and Mike HydeckThe Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will visit WUSA Channel 9 (CBS) located at 4100 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC on Thursday, May 26. Six on air and behind the camera professions will discuss their needs for a successful relationship with PR folks. The program will be held from 11:30am to 1:30pm. The event is restricted to the first 25 persons. The program includes lunch and the cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. RSVP online a by Monday, May 23rd. Call Katie Sushko, Events Chair, at 410-271-1498 or email [email protected] for more information. 

Seminar speakers include: Mark Burdett, President & General Manager, Bill Lord, Station Manager & Executive News Director, Wendy Bailey, Great Day Washington Executive Producer, Bill Starks, News Assignment Manager, Greg Sodano, Director of Sales, and one of the noon news anchors (Andrea Roane or Mike Hydeck). WUSA 9 speakers will reveal what they need from PR professionals, best timing and targets for PR pitches, how television techniques have changed over the years while demonstrating how news is executed today. 

Assignment Manager, Bill Starks will provide insight, ideas and up-to-date techniques on how to submit stories, events and news. Program attendees will get a tour of the WUSA 9 Newsroom, observe a private behind-the-scenes live noon newscast and catered lunch. There will be an open question and answer session after the presentations as well as the opportunity to submit questions for WUSA 9 during the registration process.


The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the PRSA offers public relations professionals in the Annapolis region the opportunity to learn new skills and network with other area professionals. PRSA is the world's largest professional organization for public relations practitioners with more than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals across the United States. For more information, visit the chapter website www.prsachesapeake.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/PRSAChesapeake or Twitter page www.twitter.com/PRSAChesapeake.

Tickets

$25.00 Central Chesapeake Chapter Members

$30.00 Non-members and non-member guest