Tom Brislin - Work With Media Professionals

FYI Films, Advisory Board

University of Guam Journalism & Communication Programs, Consultant to rebuild programs and link with professional community, 2008; and external reviewer for program review, 2009

Grand Jury, Guam International Film Festival 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014. Head Juror 2013, 2014.

Juror, Shanghai International Film Festival International Short Film Competition, 2014.

Deadly Persuasion: Advertising and Addiction Workshop for Department of Attorney General, Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii, Departments of Health and Education, 2006.

Media in a Changing World, Training Program for State of Hawaii Office of Elections, 2003 & 2004

Media and Citizen Democracy, Public Policy Center Conference on Sustainability Policies: Developing Policy Issues and Program Actions for a Sustainable Hawaii," Honolulu, 2003.

Coordinator, 10th and 11th Annual Workshop for Mid-Career Journalists, in partnership with Chung-Ang University (Seoul, Korea), Honolulu, 2000 and 2001.

Moderator, "Media and Massacre: News Coverage of the Xerox Shootings," Hawaii Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, Honolulu, 1999.

Coordinator, University Partnership with RIAS Berlin Kommission exchange program for German Journalists, Honolulu, 1999, 2001 and 2003

Coordinator, Symposium on Global Journalism: Think Globally, Write Locally, Honolulu, 1999.

Workshops on Reporting, Writing & Ethics for the Micronesian Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, Hagatna, Guam 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999, and 2008.

Workshops on Reporting & Writing for Pacific Business News, Honolulu, 1999.

Journalism Ethics Panel, Hawaii Association of Broadcasters, Honolulu, 1999.

Columnist on Ethics SPJ-Hawaii Chapter Newsletter.

Panelist "Crisis in Confidence," SPJ-Hawaii presentation, August 1998.

Workshop on Professional Ethics, 23rd Annual Symposium on Neuropsychiatric Issues in the Law, Education and Medicine, Kona, HI, August 1998.

Workshop on News Values & Ethics, KHNL-TV "NBC News-Hawaii 8," May 1998.

Workshop coordinator,"Ethics and the American Press," Korean Newspaper Association Editorial Writers Seminar, East-West Center, Honolulu, August 1996.

Workshop coordinator, "Ethics in the CNMI Legislature, the Press and Your Government" for the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Saipan, MP, April 1996.

Workshop coordinator on improving writing for the Saipan chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, Saipan, MP, April 1996.

Workshop coordinator on improving writing for market development, Hawaii Newspaper Agency, December 1995.

Workshop coordinator on ethics, "The ABCs of Ethical Decision- Making," Asian American Journalists Association national conference, Honolulu, HI, August 1995.

Workshop coordinator on reporting and ethics for Micronesia Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, Regional Conference, Agana, Guam. July 1995.

Newsroom training and consulting, Pacific Daily News, and Latte Magazine, Agana, Guam, July 1995.

National panelist/discussant on Media Coverage of O.J. Simpson for Associated Press Managing Editors (APME) annual convention, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 1994.

Asian-American Journalists Association, Hawaii Chapter: Planning committee for national convention.

Workshop Coordinator on Ethics and the American Press for the Korean Journalist Mid-Career Training Program, Chung-Ang University (Seoul), conducted at East-West Center, Honolulu, 1993-97.

Workshop Coordinator on Ethics for Filipino Investigative Reporters Training Program, East-West Center, Honolulu, 1994.

Speaker/Workshop Coordinator on "Going Public With Our Ethics," Society of Professional Journalists Micronesian (Guam) and Honolulu Chapters, 1992 and 1993.

Guest discussant, Seminar on Ethical Decision-Making for Professional Journalists, Poynter Institute for Media Studies, 1993.

Conducted intensive writing and reporting clinics, writing coaching sessions and community coverage analysis for the Pacific Daily News, Agana, Guam, June 1992 and July 1993.

Conducted Workshop on Database Reporting for reporters and editors of The Honolulu Advertiser, May 12, 1992.

Consulted with news staffs of KGMB-TV and KHON-TV on ethical standards and codes.

Seminar leader on Overcoming Writing Problems for professional journalists enrolled in American Press Institute Reporters Workshop, Pomona, California, August 25-27, 1991.

Conducted poll for Honolulu Community Media Council on student awareness and attitudes toward First Amendment as part of Bill of Rights Forum, Feb. 9, 1991.

Conducted polls on student newspaper reading and TV news program viewing habits, results analyzed and shared with The Honolulu Advertiser; The Honolulu Star-Bulletin; KHON-TV; KGMB-TV; KITV-TV, October 1990-March 1991.

Consulted with student editors of Chaminade University Silversword (campus newspaper) on developing student public opinion polling techniques, December 1990.

Seminar leader on Organizing and Writing the Story for professional journalists, American Press Institute Reporters Workshop, Sunnyvale, California, August, 1990.

Seminar Leader on Effective Writing and Editing, American Press Institute Seminar for Community/Suburban News Editors, Pomona, California, December 1988.

Seminar Leader on Organizing and Writing the Story, American Press Institute Reporters Workshop, Sunnyvale, California, August, 1988.

Workshop leader in Writing, Newspaper Design and Newspaper in Education Programs, Pacific Islands News Association annual conference, Nuku'alofa, Tonga, October, 1988.

Workshop Leader in Newsroom Management, Center for International Journalism seminar for Pacific Islands Journalists, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1987.

Workshop leader in American Journalism for Parvin Fellowship Program journalists from People's Republic of China, joint project between University of Hawaii and The Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1984- 1989.

Workshop leader for High School journalism teachers in programs sponsored by Oahu Publishers Association; Newspaper in Education office of Hawaii Newspaper Agency, 1984-1988.

Discussion Leader, Freedom of the Press in the Pacific, Pacific Islands Studies Association conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1980.