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Publicity 101 – Jan 11 – 6pm

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    TOsketchfest shows are created for an adult audience. Content may include some dirty language, suggested sexual content, suggested mild drug use and/or adult themes. Some material may not be appropriate for audience members under 18. Parental discretion is advised.

This workshop will introduce comedians to the media landscape in Canada, and how to utilize your projects to earn media coverage. Get tips on what you need for press releases, publicity photos and pitching story ideas to journalists. Whether you are selling a show or pushing your brand, learn what to do – and not to do – when presenting your story to members of the media.


This workshop will include a moderated Q&A in a Live Zoom webinar, with captions.
Program Length is approximately 60 minutes
Cost: $25 + fees / Pre-Registration Is Required.

TOsketchfest’s Learning & Fun program is presented by:
presented by CBC




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Damien Nelson is a press agent with 15 years of experience in marketing and communications in the arts sector. As a press agent she works with Comedy Records, CBC Podcasts, Toronto Fringe, Dave Merheje, Vong Show, EH Comedy Tour, Abbas Wahab, Laura Ramoso, Shohana Sharmin, Nothing Fancy and more. She is also a producer for the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival.