Getting Started Writing for the Media

Engage with local media to inform your community and legislators about CCL and build support for the Energy Innovation Act.

 

Self-Paced Training

CCL also offers live training sessions on a variety of topics every week. View the Training Events Calendar for a full list.

7 Steps to Jumpstart Your CCL Media Work

  Beginner This training is intended for volunteers who are seeking a basic understanding of this topic.
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This training introduces the role that media plays in influencing our members of Congress. It walks you through a multitude of ways to engage with media and highlights the resources that CCL provides to help you do that.

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Writing Effective Letters to the Editor

  Beginner This training is intended for volunteers who are seeking a basic understanding of this topic.
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This training provides an overview of the news hierarchy, a formula for writing effective letters to the editor, and common protocols for writing effective letters to the editor.

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Opinion Columns (Op-Eds)

  Intermediate This training is intended for volunteers who are seeking a basic understanding of this topic.
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Learn the process of writing an op-ed, how to submit an op-ed to your local print media outlet, and different approaches that can be taken.

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How to Craft Climate Conservative Op-Eds

  Intermediate This training is intended for volunteers who are seeking a basic understanding of this topic.
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Are you a conservative or a constituent with a conservative member of Congress? This training covers how to write effective op-eds focused on climate change with conservative framing and talking points.

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