NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

Professional Development

Managing A Remote Staff

High quality staff management is a challenge even in the best of times. But in a work-from-home world, new obstacles have increased the difficulty of connecting with, and effectively guiding, our teams. This workshop will explore the lessons and best practices the past year of remote work has taught us about overcoming these hurdles, equipping us with leadership skills that can translate to life beyond WFH.

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Produced by: NLPES

Reporter’s Roundtable: Pandemic Edition

LINCS members will turn the tables on statehouse reporters and get to ask the questions. The focus on this session will be on how reporters covered the legislature during the pandemic and how communications staff can effectively connect with reporters in 2022, and beyond. Moderator, Mick Bullock, director of public affairs, NCSL. Panelists: Emily Wagster, Mississippi statehouse and political reporter, Associated Press, Amber Phillips, Politics Reporter, Washington Post and Mike Dennison, Chief Political Reporter, Montana Television Network.
 

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Produced by: LINCS

Answering the Research Question: How Do We Add Value?

Learn about common values and goals that legislative staff have when addressing research questions for legislators, relevant considerations to use when gathering evidence, and how to effectively communicate the results for the greatest impact. Speaker: Greg Fugate, Colorado Office of the State Auditor

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Produced by: LSCC

A Look Inside Media Credentialing

Learn from an expert panel about aspects of media credentialing, including traditional and new media and how media credentialing worked during the pandemic. Speakers include Betsy Theroux and Camille Taylor, Georgia General Assembly; Aundrea Peterson, Utah Legislature; Jen Waldref, Washington Legislature.

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Produced by: LINCS

Battling Burnout: Strategies for Less Stress and Better Health

Feeling stressed out after a year like no other? Heavier workloads and uneven work-life balance have pushed many staff to their limit. Learn about the signs of burnout and proven, practical strategies for managing it, both for yourself and your team. Speaker: Former U.S. Congressman Brian Baird.

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