PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER 1035

Code PIO-10
Name PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER 1035
Department Extension
Cost A 350
Cost B 485
Course Hours 40
EMS CEU Hours 0
Contact Pat Brown, Steven Ashby
Description This course has been developed to address the duties of the department Public Information Officer. This course introduces the PIO to the roles he/she works within the NIMS, writing press releases and information statements, media relations, news interviews, dealing with the media on emergency scenes, and the Joint Information System. This course also incorporates involvement from local and state Public Information Officers as well as print, radio, and television reporters to enhance real world applications. Completion of this course is a prerequisite to the Emergency Management Institute’s Advanced Public Information Officers Course.


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