June Program - The Secrets of Great Storytelling with Tommy Tomlinson

When: 6/23/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Virtual Meeting - Meeting link is provided after registering.
He's an award-winning journalist, acclaimed author, podcast host and an overall incredible storyteller. And from noon 1 p.m. on June 23, Tommy Tomlinson will share the secrets of great storytelling with PRSA Charlotte.

What makes a good story? How do you draw others out, so they share the details you need to craft a great story? Tomlinson's been on all sides of the creative process, with more than two decades of experience, first as a reporter and columnist, then as an author and podcaster. 

Tomlinson will help internal and external communicators engage audiences using emotionally intelligent storytelling. You'll walk away with tips and best practices for connecting with readers, evoking emotion and inspiring action no matter your audience. Click here to register for this educational and entertaining session.

About Tommy Tomlinson
Tommy Tomlinson is the author of the memoir 
The Elephant In the Room (Simon & Schuster), about life as an overweight man in a growing America. He is also the host of the podcast "SouthBound" in partnership with WFAE, Charlotte's NPR station. He has written for publications including Esquire, ESPN the Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Forbes, Garden & Gun, and many others. He spent 23 years as a reporter and local columnist for the Charlotte Observer, where he was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in commentary. His stories have been chosen twice for the "Best American Sports Writing" series (2012 and 2015) and he also appears in the anthology "America's Best Newspaper Writing." Learn more about him here.


List of Attendees

First Name Last Name Company Type Guest of
Natasha Ashe-Suber SCOR Member
Melanie Baron Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation Member
Molly Bozzo Sealed Air Corporation Member
Karen Brand Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Member
Scott Braswell Freelance Member
K.C. Brown Lone Buffalo LLC Member
Stacy Bryant Partners Health Management Member
Karly Bynum Sealed Air Corporation Member
Cam Coley Charlotte Water Member
Pam Davis Sealed Air Guest
Randi Davis Food Lion Member
Erin DeWaters Retail Business Services Member
Leigh Dyer Providence Day School Member
Kati Everett Novant Health Member
Phyllis Fair Duke Energy Member
Marion Fraley Legal Aid of Southeastern PA Guest
Jennifer Frost Charlotte Water Member
Jennifer Grant Kimley-Horn Member
Pam Granzin SCOR Member
Charlene Gunnells Charlotte Douglas International Airport Member
Elizabeth Harrison UNC Greensboro Member
Erika Helm Charlotte Douglas International Airport Member
Kristina Hill BASF Member
Mindy Hughes PRSA Guest
Suzanne Jeffries Mecklenburg County Government Member
Raymond Jones Media Ink Communications Member
Kathryn King Consolidated Nuclear Security Member
michael knight atf Member
Carolyn Lagoe Queens University of Charlotte Member
Jean Leier I-77 Mobility Partners Member
Rena Lewis Signature Intentions LLC Member
Towanda Long Charlotte Pipe Member
Caitlin Mauk UNC Charlotte Member
Anne-Marie McLeod TIAA Member
Ruth Moeller Bank of America Member
Sara Moore Whirlpool Corporation Guest
Tramayne Osbourne Charter Communications Member
Lisa Perkins Vallen Member
Christy Phillips-Brown Retail Business Services Member
Keith Pierce Queens University of Charlotte Member
Renee Rallos WFAE 90.7 FM Member
Rick Ramseyer Retail Business Services Member
Rick Ramseyer Retail Business Services Member
Lynn Roberson UNC Charlotte Member
Ashley Roseborough Moore & Van Allen Member
Cynthia Shah-Khan Retail Business Services Member
Christine Smith Truist Member
Ann Stawski Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Member
Philip Tate Philip Tate Strategic Communications Member
Giovanna Torres Arts & Science Council Member
Jenni Walker Walker PR Group Member
Roland Wilkerson Novant Health Guest
Kristin Young Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte Guest

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