Event Features Keynote by TV Personality Donny Deutsch 
John Lee, principal of John Lee MEDIA, will be presenting on two panels at the Fair Media Council’s Connection Day on Oct. 29, 2010 at the Long Island Hilton. 

Though based in New York City, Lee has a long association with the Long Island media scene through his work for the New York Racing Association and Belmont Park where he served as both Director of Broadcasting and Director of Communications & Media Relations.  Through John Lee MEDIA (http://www.johnleemedia.com) he consults on a range of public relations and communications issues and blogs on media at both IrishCentral.com (http://bit.ly/beCu9W) and HuffingtonPost.com (http:www.huffingtonpost.com/john-lee/).  

FMC’s Connection Day brings more than 100 reporters, editors, bloggers, social media experts and media relations specialists together to educate business and nonprofit organizations on how to work with the media to promote their products, services and agendas. More than 600 from the tristate area are expected to attend.
Donny Deutsch, television host and chairman of Deutsch Inc., will keynote the event. Deutsch is chairman of one of the nation's top advertising agencies, Deutsch Inc. In addition, Deutsch has hosted America's most influential entrepreneurs and business titans on his CNBC talk show, The Big Idea. He has also authored two business motivation books, Often Wrong, Never in Doubt and most recently The Big Idea: How to Make Your Entrepreneurial Dreams Come True, From the 'Aha' Moment to Your First Million.  
FMC's Connection Day is sponsored by Briarcliffe College, Astoria Federal Savings Bank and North Shore-LIJ Health System. Sponsorships, exhibit booths, advertising and tickets are available now. More information may be found at www.fairmediacouncil.org or by call 516.224.1860.
About Fair Media Council's Connection Day 
FMC's Connection Day is the largest conference in the region (possibly, in the country) that brings the media together with area businesses, nonprofits and the public for a day of open dialogue. The purpose is to facilitate news coverage of issues important to the community. Every year, news stories pitched at FMC's Connection Day appear on New York metro-area television and radio stations, newspapers and online sites.
About Fair Media Council
Fair Media Council is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that advocates for quality local news and educates the public to become media savvy.