This Saturday, March 9, at Norfield Church Parish Hall, the Kiwanis Club will host Westonite and award-winning television journalist John Seigenthaler. Mr. Seigenthaler will provide his unique perspective on the media revolution and how individuals and organizations can best respond to the changing media landscape.
Saturday’s meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast will be served and members of the public are welcome.
Mr. Seigenthaler, a skilled communications professional, helps clients tell their stories, articulate their messages, manage their reputations, and navigate the changing media landscape.
He develops communications programs for major corporations, small businesses, academic institutions, and nonprofits.
He advises c-level executives regarding their communications needs, including media relations, crisis management, web/social media strategy, video production, and media training. Mr. Seigenthaler is also a professional speaker and moderator.
His experience as an award-winning television journalist offers clients a unique perspective on how their organizations can break through the growing media clutter.
Mr. Seigenthaler spent more than a decade at NBC News as correspondent and anchor of the top-rated “NBC Nightly News Weekend Edition.” He also appeared on Today, Dateline NBC, Meet The Press, MSNBC, and CNBC.
Mr. Seigenthaler is a contributor to Forbes.com. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America’s New York, Connecticut and Nashville chapters. He is also a member of the Silvermine Art Center’s board of trustees in New Canaan and the Duke University Magazine Editorial Advisory Board, and is a former member of the national Radio and Television News Directors Foundation’s board of trustees.
He has won numerous awards, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for a series on the civil rights movement, and the Headliner Award and the TV News Award from the President’s Committee on the Disabled.
Mr. Seigenthaler is a graduate of Duke University. He lives in Weston with his wife, Kerry, and son, Jack.
The Kiwanis Club of Weston, an organization dedicated to community service, sponsors a variety of programs and events to raise money for local organizations whose activities benefit the community at large.
The club’s membership is open to all men and women living or working in the area. For more information, visit westonkiwanis.org.