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February 12: See Behind the Media Curtain with Pat Dooris

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

- $39

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Emmy Award winning journalist, Pat Dooris, helps audiences see behind the media curtain.

His presentations are fun and dynamic, filled with fresh, real world examples. He shares specific tips that are effective and available to use immediately.

Audiences learn how to craft messages, when to pitch stories, how to deal with journalists, how to use social media, and how to put their best self forward in any media setting.

As a special bonus for his friends in NSA, Pat will help 3 people learn to talk in sound bites (in front of the rest of us!). So come ready to learn and participate and have fun!

About Pat Dooris

For more than 30 years Pat Dooris perfected his craft of storytelling and reporting as a daily news reporter. Every night he appears on one of the highest rated news stations in the region.

As a multiple Emmy Award winner, Pat is recognized by his peers for expertise in his field. He’s conducted more than 30,000 interviews, 19,000 live reports, and written more than 20,000 stories. Last year he was nominated as one of the best reporters in the Northwest by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

He’s an expert on what happens behind the curtains in the world of TV news. His knowledge will help you position yourself for maximum exposure.

In his spare time, Pat enjoys training for and competing in triathlons and marathons.

Additional Information

Virtual Registration Only
This meeting is being recorded and will be available for 3 weeks after the event. To obtain a link to the recording, you’ll need to register using the Virtual Registration Only ticket in Eventbrite (see link in the upper left). Click here for an FAQ on the Virtual Registration program.

No-Show and Refund Policy
Due to limited seating capacity, all sales are final with no refunds. However, if you are unable to attend the event, please notify the chapter prior to the event by sending an email to office@nsaoregon.org. By notifying the chapter in advance, you may request a one-time credit to attend a future event of a similar pricing. That credit must be used within the current program year (July – June). Failure to not show up for the event and not notify the chapter in advance will be considered a no show. No credits will be issued for a no show.

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.


February 12
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


NSA Oregon


DoubleTree by Hilton – Tigard
9575 SW Locust
Portland, OR 97223 United States
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