2012 FPRA Media Summit

The 2012 FPRA Space Coast Media Summit was a  success and was enjoyed by all–media, pr reps and the public.

The esteemed group of panelists shared their insights, knowledge and were available for questions and personal introductions.

Florida Today was on hand to cover the event, the event photos can be found by clicking here.

The Community Panel included Rebecca Wood, Editor, Space Coast Business; Javier Molinares, Publisher, Al Dia Today; Suzy Fleming-Leonard, Custom Content Editor, Florida Today; and Jill Gaines, Publisher Viera Voice.

The Broadcast/Mulitmedia panel included: Greg Pallone, Bureau Chief, Central Florida News 13; Ed Pierce, Editor, Spacecoastdaily.com; and Ryan Seloff, Editor, Destination Brevard.com

Chapter President Tina Lange (Right) and President Elect, Julie Arnold (Left) enjoyed the event.

Media Training Panel: tips, tools, tricks and advice

Media Training Panel: tips, tools, tricks and advice

Are you the company spokesperson?  Or, are you responsible for training your company spokespersons? Whether you are a spokesperson or training your client/executive to work with the media this panel discussion is for you!


  • Dick Baumbach, Baumbach & Fisher, and founder of the Space Coast FPRA Chapter: role of the PR practitioner, advice on media training, lessons learned
  • Greg Pallone, Bureau Chief, Central Florida News 13:  role of broadcast media, cast studies including the good bad and the ugly
  • John Kelly, Local Editor, Florida Today: integrated media, how our media world is changing and what practitioners need to be aware of and prepared for

Event details

  • Tuesday, October  25, 2011
  • Holiday Inn Viera
  • 11:30 a.m. networking
  • 12:00 program
  • Members: $20, non-members $25
  • Meal includes:
    • Classic Caesar Salad
    • Choice of main dish including:
      • Caribbean Style Roast Pork Loin
      • Baked Crab Stuffed Tilapia
      • Vegetarian, Chef’s Choice
      • Dessert: Chocolate Cake

Click here to RSVP, please include your meal choice.