Marvin Hurst

Marvin Hurst has Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications at Grambling State University, focusing on broadcasting, newspaper, and public relations. He has reported in Louisiana, served as Press Director of Office of Youth Services under Louisiana's Gov. Blanco, and is currently a morning anchor and multimedia journalist for KENS 5 in San Antonio, Texas. He has garnered several nominations and awards from the Associated Press, Texas Associated Press, and the Lone Star Emmys. He helped create the award-winning KENS 5 Workplace Mentoring program. Marvin is a member of the of the San Antonio Association of Black Journalists, where he served five terms as president, and served on the executive board for the 100 Black Men of San Antonio.

The Communication Assignment: Working with Media (Virtual)

November 14th (Tuesday) 9 am. to noon

Course Description...   The Communication Assignment (TCA) is a learning experience for non-profits to understand relatable communication techniques from the practices of media experts, including tips on storytelling and pitching stories, how to effectively post social media, using sales to reach philanthropic audiences, and what your media kit should look like.

Who Should Attend

Nonprofit Management Program participants and those responsible for communications within an organization or those who manage communications managers (to understand the importance of communications via social media and the process)

You will Learn

1. Knowing your story                             

2. Learning how to pitch stories        

3. Interview Prep          

4. Effective social media practices

5. Understanding media sales and philanthropic buys 

6. Building a media kit                     

  • Enhance your career!

    Affordable, high-quality workshops and certificate programs for nonprofit professionals in the areas of management, leadership, grant writing, fundraising, marketing and more.

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    Special training cohort opportunities focused on specific topics for nonprofit leaders.

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    A resource library with printed and online, subscription-based resources featuring over 200 hard copy/paperback volumes on nonprofit topics.

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