After 40 Years in the Media Business, on Tuesday Cameron Offers a Bit of Advice


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On Tuesday, Sept. 21, Old Lyme’s Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library is hosting a free virtual talk with author Jim Cameron, whose book, Off the Record: Confessions of a Media Consultant, offers a lively behind-the-scenes look at the news business, drawing from 40 years as a news reporter, media trainer and public relations consultant.

That’s one day after Cameron debuts his newly-independent syndicated column, “Talking Transportation,” after five years writing a column for Hearst. Cameron’s new column will be appear in CT Examiner, and other media outlets across the state.

Cameron promises plenty of time for questions and comments, as well a bit of sage media advice for anyone in the business of talking to the press. Off the Record gives readers an inside look at how Cameron can help you handle interviews and “match wits with skeptical reporters.”

The talk beings and 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, but the library requests registration in advance.