Gonzalez Hosts Media Training for New Elected Officials

One of the crucial components to succeeding in public office is developing strong working relationships with local media.

Pierpont Account Supervisor David Gonzalez recently led a media training for newly elected mayors, city council members and school board members throughout the Gulf Coast area at the Houston-Galveston Area Council Newly Elected Officials Workshop.

During the seminar, Gonzalez explored media management techniques and strategies, including expert insights for understanding and successfully engaging with media. He also talked about the rise in citizen journalism and how public officials can protect and promote their message on social media and other digital channels.

As a public affairs expert, Gonzalez has extensive experience helping clients successfully interface and navigate media and elected official engagement. He provides counsel on civic engagement, reputation management, stakeholder communications and media relations, including Latino communications.