Children Eating

Cal Pro NET | California Professional Nutrition Education Training Center

Outreach Toolkit

To Promote California School Meal Programs

Media/News: Tips for Media Outreach

Television, radio, or newspaper and magazine articles can have strong influences on the community perception of school meals. Working with "the media" can be intimidating but having a good media relationship can be a benefit for your program. By developing a good relationship with your local media you can promote a healthy image of your meal program and possibly diffuse negative press that may occasionally appear. Tray Talk has some tips to help you be more comfortable and prepared when working with the media.