Media 101, Media 201 and Social Media Trainings

The Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is hosting three workshops for public health professionals. The workshop presenters have been featured in media outlets around the world and have created local and national outreach campaigns. Their expertise includes behind-the-scenes media planning, on-air interviews, working with reporters, and using social media for public health.

Social Media: Public Health in the Digital Age – Online September 2020

Let the public health social media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital show you how to:

  • Choose which social media channels to use
  • Plan posts and create messaging
  • Set goals and track engagement
  • Use visuals and promotional tools
  • Plan for staffing, costs, and other resources
  • Handle crisis management

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for public health professionals who manage social media to promote organizations and health behaviors.

This class is moving to an online, free format. More information coming soon! For questions or to be added to our mailing list for updates on these and future course offerings, please email us

Media 101: Getting Your Message to the Public on a Shoestring Budget – First Quarter 2021

Let the media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital show you:

  • How to make your message newsworthy
  • How to make your message attractive to a media outlet
  • How to work with the media
  • How to connect with the audience you want
  • How to create an outreach plan

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for public health professionals who are new to developing or managing media outreach campaigns.

More information coming soon! For questions or to be added to our mailing list for updates on these and future course offerings, please email us

Media 201: Mastering Your Messaging and Owning Your Interview – First Quarter 2021

Let the media experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital help you practice:

  • How to master your message
  • How to prepare for a media interview
  • A mock interview, and provide feedback
  • How to pitch your story
  • Writing, critiquing, and figuring out what to do with a press release

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for public health professionals who have some experience developing or managing media outreach plans and granting interviews or training others. This workshop was specifically designed for those who have taken Media 101 and want some more in-depth experience and pointers, however, Media 101 is not a mandatory pre-requisite.

More information coming soon! For questions or to be added to our mailing list for updates on these and future course offerings, please email us

Continuing Education 

  • We hope to offer Category I CHES credits for each training. Come back to this site for updates.

More information coming soon! For questions or to be added to our mailing list for updates on these and future course offerings, please email us