IPaT Thursday Think Tank: Media Basics for Academic Researchers

Broadcast, print, and online journalists are constantly looking for interesting and thought-provoking stories to share with their audiences, and that includes research happening at Georgia Tech. At our first IPaT Thursday Think Tank of the fall 2017 semester, we'll discuss how academic researchers can successfully deliver their message to the media. Topics include: 

  • Effectively working with the media
  • Stories that attract the media
  • Preparing for an interview
  • On-camera comfort
  • Handling tough interview questions



Alyson Powell, Communications Officer, Institute for People and Technology



Ashton Pellom, Communications Officer, GTRI and Institute for People and Technology

Chris Lett, Field Producer, CNN Worldwide

Jason Maderer, Media Relations Representative, Georgia Tech

Event Details


    Institute for People and Technology, 75 5th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308


  • Thursday, September 28, 2017
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm