(LOUISVILLE, Ky – January 9, 2017) The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is offering a workshop to help nonprofit organizations work effectively with the media to improve news coverage of their efforts. The workshop will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky, at 101 Town and Country Lane, Suite 100, in Hazard.

Just 25 seats are available for the “Working with the Media” workshop, and registration is required. Register here.

The free workshop is part of the Foundation’s “Health for a Change” training series, designed to help prepare nonprofit leaders across the Commonwealth for the work on pressing health policy issues.

The Foundation’s director of communications, Bonnie J. Hackbarth, will facilitate the workshop, which will focus on news releases and media interviews. Hackbarth has more than 30 years of media relations experience in the federal government and agency public relations. She has been with the Foundation since April 2016.

About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested nearly $26.7 million in health policy research and pilot project grants across the Commonwealth. Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation is to address the unmet health care needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing health policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Follow the Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.

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Media Contacts:
Bonnie J. Hackbarth
502-326-2583 (office)
502-552-3770 (mobile)
bhackbarth@healthy-ky.org 

or

Angela Koch
502-326-2583 (office)
akoch@healthy-ky.org