National Press Club

Using Storytelling To Trigger Change

February 27, 2017

Using Storytelling To Trigger Change

Storytelling has been around for thousands of years, but it’s a practice that’s now widely used by communities and organizations as a way of initiating change at the international, national, state and local levels. Press Club member Kathy Bonk is the Executive Director of the Communications Consortium Media Center, where she’s directly involved with storytelling. In an interview with Broadcast/Podcast Committee member Mike Hempen, she discusses how and why communities use storytelling to empower their residents. She also offers advice on how journalists can benefit from grassroots storytelling initiatives.

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