Creative Manitoba: Erin Lebar: Getting Media Attention, October 20

Creative Manitoba

Erin Lebar: Getting Media Attention

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Various sessions available between 9:45 am-3:15 pm

Creative Manitoba is proud to offer our members and 245 McDermot tenants the chance to participate in our Expert Advice for Indie Artists Program, which provides access to personalized one-on-one coaching with arts professionals.

Price: $30/hour for Creative Manitoba members (video conferencing available)

Areas of expertise:

- Effective press releases

- Getting media attention for your show/exhibit

- Local media outlets and contacts

Coach: Erin Lebar is a culture and music writer at the Winnipeg Free Press, where she spends her time interviewing musicians, reviewing shows, writing lifestyle stories and co-hosting a weekly pop-culture podcast, Bury the Lede. Erin has her Master's degree in journalism from New York University with a focus on entertainment writing, so she can help with any media related questions or problems, such as how to figure out the best angle for potential news stories, how to get that down on paper in a press release worth reading, and how to get that press release into the hands of the right media outlets.