K.C. Compton, managing editor of Mother Earth News, will share techniques to improve the depth and impact of your writing. Explore inventive leads, narrative tension and internal transitions, as well as the importance – and perils – of pursuing tone and voice. In addition to better stories, you’ll improve editor-writer communications from the assignment to the final edit.
Cross channel marketing campaigns allow businesses to create relevant messages that engage the audience in ways traditional methods can’t. Steve Hall, Boelte-Hall CEO, will discuss the difference between cross channel marketing and multi-channel marketing, explain why and how cross channel marketing works, and give examples from award-winning cross channel campaigns – including a 2010 AMS campaign.
This lively session addresses real-world ethical dilemmas that professionals encounter today, how they recognize them, and how they resolve them. Get a deeper appreciation for what the AAEA Code of Ethics means when it’s put into practice. The University of Guelph’s Owen Roberts moderates a panel from the agricultural media, social media, public relations agencies and associations, looking at ethical challenges in the trenches – in our jobs as editors, freelancers, PR practitioners and ag communications professionals.