Leadership Clinton County meets the media

PHOTO PROVIDED Leadership Clinton County participants learn about operating a radio station from Mark Schlesinger of Schlesinger Communications Inc.

LOCK HAVEN — Leadership Clinton County participants in January explored the relationship between the media and the public, and discussed the tools necessary to improve communication between both.

Representatives from The Express and The Record newspapers spoke to the 16-member class, highlighting how businesses and organizations can work with the media to positively affect a community. Julie Brennan with the Clinton County Economic Partnership assisted with the discussion and provided guidance on how to write a news release and public service announcement.

The group was also invited to tour the studio of Lock Haven radio stations 92.1 WSQV & WBPZ AM 1230 & 96.9 FM, where they learned about broadcast communications.

Sponsors for this month’s session included the Clinton County Commissioners, Clinton County Community Foundation, Inc.,Clinton County Economic Partnership,First Quality Enterprises, Inc., Fraternal Order of Eagles #4298, Leadership Clinton County Alumni Association, M&R Contracting, Inc., M&T Bank,PPL Electric Utilities, and Terrapin Care Station.

Leadership Clinton County is a comprehensive leadership development program for adults living and/or working in Clinton County. Organized by the Clinton County Economic Partnership, the Leadership program is now in its 20th year, with 250 graduates. For additional information on Leadership Clinton County, contact April Bittner at (570) 748-5782.


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