WBEZ | campaign strategy http://www.wbez.org/tags/campaign-strategy Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Making Media Connections 2013: OhBama! Discover the Tactics behind using technology in your campaigns http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/making-media-connections-2013-ohbama-discover-tactics-behind-using <p><p>The Obama for America team redefined how technology is used to run a successful campaign. Many of today&#39;s campaign strategist have taken notes after seeing what The Obama for America team has done. Knowing how to cater to your community and audience, understanding what tools are available to smaller nonprofit and how to access them is very important for all organizations. Non-profits must keep up with the innovation of technology and use the many communication tools that are out there for their benefit. Learn what technology is right for you and your organization, and how it can help you tell your stories and maximize volunteer and donor engagement.</p><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/CMW-webstory_7.jpg" title="" /></div><p>Recorded live on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Columbia College Chicago.</p></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:14:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/making-media-connections-2013-ohbama-discover-tactics-behind-using Mayor candidates may also be fighting bad reputations http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/mayor-candidates-may-also-be-fighting-bad-reputations-campaign <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//Rahm with press.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>For those following Chicago&rsquo;s mayoral race, the new year seems to have brought a narrowing of the field. The front runners in the race are now four: Carol Moseley Braun, Gery Chico, Miguel Del Valle and Rahm Emanuel.</p><p>Each has their own baggage. Moseley Braun still carries the tarnish of her Senate career. Rahm Emmanuel is the Washington insider, Chico is pegged as Daley&rsquo;s man and Del Vallee can&rsquo;t seem to get any media attention. But does baggage equal weakness or opportunity?</p><p>Host Alison Cuddy hosted guest to discuss whether these candidates can turn a bad rep into a good political rep. Writer <a target="_blank" href="http://rebeccasive.com/">Rebecca Sive</a> and political commentator <a target="_blank" href="http://wvon.com/personalities/LennyMcAllister.html">Lenny McAllister</a> joined the conversation. Sive works as a women's issue strategist and a contributor for the&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rebecca-sive">Huffington Post</a>. Allister is the host of <a target="_blank" href="http://wvon.com/index.html">WVON's</a> &quot;Launching Chicago with Lenny McAllister.&quot;</p></p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 15:42:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/mayor-candidates-may-also-be-fighting-bad-reputations-campaign