MEPRA Academy: Half-day media relations training during Ramadan

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MEPRA Academy is offering two half-day courses this Ramadan to help our PR professionals better understand the challenges and opportunities in navigating the local media landscape and discover ways to master techniques in securing coverage. Whether you are new to PR or a seasoned professional new to the UAE market, these courses may be for you.

MEPRA Academy is offering two half-day courses this Ramadan to help our PR professionals better understand the challenges and opportunities in navigating the UAE media landscape and discover ways to master techniques in securing media coverage.

The course offered in Dubai, ‘Perfecting your Pitch for UAE Media’, will focus on the UAE media landscape, how it is shaped today and how it may evolve in the future, plus provide practical tips to perfect pitching techniques and help ensure media coverage success. Led by seasoned journalist from The National, Nick Webster, and Communications and Community Engagement Director at Marriott International, Deema Kingsmill-Moore, this course is ideal for anyone new to the PR field or a experienced professional new to the UAE market.

The course in Abu Dhabi, ‘Mastering Media Relations & Press Releases’, will focus on how a UAE print newsroom works, what journalists expect from PR professionals and also provide practical examples and techniques to help create compelling and newsworthy press releases for UAE English media. Led by former senior news editor at The National, Jennifer Bell, this is a practical workshop where you will learn how to develop effective writing skills and gain insights from a practicing journalist who has worked across several UAE top tier titles.

Register or find out more here.