This month, USAPECS is hosting two webinars, both on the topics of blogging and writing for audiences outside academia. Check out the info below for a summary on what we're offering and stop by our website for more details, recordings of previous webinars, and other outreach and science communication resources -- and don't forget to register! **June Webinars**
Thursday, June 9 @ 2pm EDT: The Art and Science of Blogging
with Mia Bennett, Cryopolitics Blogger and PhD Candidate, UCLA Geography
Mia has blogged about the Arctic for seven years, first with the Foreign Policy Association and now with the independently-run Cryopolitics. She will discuss how to get started with blogging, tips for effective blogging and outreach, and other ways to write for online audiences.
Tuesday, June 21 @ 4pm EDT: Writing for Media and the General Public
with Jeff Richardson, Public Information Officer at UAF
Jeff has experience working in local media and as the public information officer for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His webinar will give some tips about finding the story in your research, and other strategies to consider when writing for the media and general audiences.