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2015 Midwest Influencer Workshop: The Craft of Storytelling

  • Regional Arts Commission 6128 Delmar Blvd St Louis, MO, 63112 United States (map)

To introduce the members of the Midwest Influencer Network to ALIVE Media Group’s core content philosophy,  guests will enjoy a panel discussion, The Craft of Storytelling, by industry veterans Kelly Hamilton, Attilio D’Agostino and Jennifer Dulin Wiley. Following a strategic conversation around the importance of organic content and the skills necessary to develop engaging storytelling techniques, attendees will have the chance to participate in interactive group discussions with styling, graphic design, photography, writing and planning professionals separated by category. 

This event is open to members only and is free to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring their laptops, pens and notebooks and to prepare for an interactive learning experience around the craft of storytelling. Following the panel discussion, attendees will be able to hone in on the following sub-topics through small group discussions: 

  • content direction, strategy and planning
  • set styling, wardrobe styling, posing and photography
  • voice, point-of-view and writing style

Light bites and beverages will be available. Space is extremely limited. Guests cannot be accommodated at this event.

Schedule
5:30-6PM Networking & Drinks

6-6:20PM Panel Discussion

6:20-6:30PM Questions

6:30-7:30PM Roundtable Discussions and Workshops


Speakers
Panel Discussion: The Craft of Storytelling
-Kelly Hamilton
-Attilio D’Agostino
-Jennifer Dulin Wiley

-Moderated by: Rachel Brandt 
 

Workshop Instructors

Content Planning: Content Strategy (Identifying your key content verticals), Idea Generation (Brainstorming new content ideas and strong angles) and Content Planning (Creating and maintaining an effective editorial calendar)
-Jessica Leitch
-Rachel Brandt

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