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CIPR North East PR Book Club

CIPR North East PR Book Club

Award-winning author Amanda Coleman will discuss her book Crisis Communication Strategies in conversation with Ramona Slusarczyk, a lecturer in Corporate Communications at Newcastle University and will answer questions from the audience.

Whether your interest is in preparing in advance, responding effectively or recovering in full, or more likely all three; please do join CIPR NE for an evening of conversation, questions and answers with a very experienced crisis communications specialist.

Save 25% on 'Crisis Communications Strategies'

And just in time for Christmas, they have negotiated a 25% discount on Amanda’s book, part of the PR in Practice series with the publishers Kogan Page, just quote discount code CIPR25* when you buy the book online. (*Discount applies to all Kogan Page Books.)

Crisis Communication Strategies is a must-have handbook which covers the whole span of the crisis from preparing and laying the groundwork before it occurs, during the incident, and the aftermath, including the move to recovery. It guides readers through each phase, providing details of what to consider, what should be done, and tips and checklists for improved responses.

The inaugural PR book club is sure to be a popular event so book your place now.

To contribute please email Laurel Hetherington your questions for Amanda in advance, and on the night Ramona will put these to Amanda in a 20-minute interview.

The conversation will open for a round table discussion and any final questions, aiming to finish around 8pm. The interview will be recorded on zoom and a special version will be available for students afterwards.

This virtual event is worth 5 CPD points and is FREE to CIPR members with a limited number of places available for non-members for £10 each with the profits being donated to iprovision, the CIPR’s benevolent charity.

Amanda Coleman is a crisis communication consultant and a fellow of both the CIPR and PRCA. As Head of Corporate Communications for Greater Manchester Police she managed many significant crises including the Manchester Arena terrorist attack in 2017. A regular international conference speaker, she has been involved in European studies of crisis communication, law enforcement and social media crisis usage.

Wednesday 13th January, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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FREE to CIPR members with a limited number of places available for non-members for £10 each with the profits being donated to iprovision, the CIPR’s benevolent charity.

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