Bellevue President Kevin Feeley to Speak at Neumann University

Feeley will present as a panelist at the Neumann CCLDE seminar “When the Media Comes Knocking: Dealing with the Unexpected”

ASTON, PA (May 14, 2013) – Some of the region’s leading communications experts and broadcast journalists will share their experiences and views on how to work with the news media during a crisis at an upcoming program at Neumann University, scheduled for Thursday, May 23 at 2:00 p.m.  Presented by the Neumann University Center for Community Leadership Development and Entrepreneurship, the program will feature:

  • Mike Neilon, News Assignment Editor, WPVI-TV Action News
  • David Madden, News Anchor, KYW Newsradio
  • Kevin A. Feeley, President, Bellevue Communications Group, and Former Deputy Mayor of Communications for Mayor Edward G. Rendell
  • Jack Stollsteimer, Former Deputy Chief Counsel, Pennsylvania Dept. of Treasury

Designed for current and emerging organizational leaders, the program will help prepare attendees to ethically and effectively deal with the media in a time of crisis. The module is intended to generate an awareness of the responsibility of leaders to understand the successful steps to crisis communications and dealing with the media. Among the topics covered will be, discussing the differences between television, radio and newspaper and their needs; using technology to maximize media impact; techniques for developing key messages; and developing an appreciation for the media relationship.

The program, entitled “When the Media Comes Knocking: Dealing with the Unexpected,” will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Schmidt Multi-purpose room in Neumann University’s Living and Learning Center I.  Accountants and attorneys who attend this program will earn three CLE and CPE credits. For more information on our speakers and to register, visit

The program is the final in a series of five programs the Center for Leadership Development and Entrepreneurship will offer during the Spring 2013 semester.  Previous program topics included Leadership Ethics, Women in Leadership, Communications for Grantmakers and Fundraising.