Federal Government Seeking Communications Consultant For Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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Federal Government Seeking communications Consultant For Corporation for Public Broadcasting

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is funded by the American Federal Government to promote public broadcasting – and they are seeking a consultant to facilitate a meeting of local/regional editorial leaders to further build a network of public media journalism. The primary role for said individual is to run a meeting with up to 50 leaders of broadcasting programs which is scheduled for October 29-30, 2015.

The objectives for convening the Editorial Leadership Meeting are to:

  • Advance local/regional/national content sharing and co-production for higher impact;
  • Encourage sharing of best practices and lessons learned from journalism collaborations;
  • Accelerate the evolution of public media stations into multi-media news production operations; and
  • Foster discussion around public media’s editorial standards, ethics, and practices.

The chosen agency or consultant will:

  • Develop, in cooperation with CPB, the agenda for the Editorial Leadership Meeting and any necessary supporting materials;
  • Aassist CPB in planning discussions and meetings;
  • Provide advice and suggestions for preparatory materials for the Editorial Leadership;
  • Identify speakers and/or moderators for the Editorial Leadership Meeting;
  • Produce follow-up materials to provide to attendees after the Editorial Leadership

Interested parties are encouraged to contact Erin Day, Director of Journalism at eday@cpb.org. The deadline for submission is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, August 14, 2015.

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