It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine): Crisis Communication Inspiration From the Lyrics of R.E.M.
Thursday, July 16 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
A crisis can happen anytime and impact any organization, even nonprofits. Learn from Dean Foster, President of Foster Associates Marketing Group, Inc. , how to prepare your organization for a crisis and the potential of a media and public firestorm.
Dean Foster is is a public relations and brand management professional whose career spans more than two decades. His work has been honored in the separate fields of journalism, public relations and advertising, including awards by the South Carolina Public Relations Society of America for Crisis Communications, Public Affairs and print / video materials.
His experience includes crisis management for Avondale Mills in the wake of the state’s worst train disaster and chlorine spill in Graniteville, S.C., Laidlaw Transportation’s Charleston County school bus program, emergency communication programs for water utilities and a global media announcement of the discovery of the CSS Hunley submarine.
Dean is a former Post and Courier newspaper reporter with a degree in News-Editorial Journalism from the University of South Carolina. Please visit www.fosteramg.com and “tweet” him on Twitter as “DrinkTap.”