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Training Registration

G290/291 Basic PIO
Monday, March 1 - Thursday, March 4, 2021
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Corona, Ca

Course tuition is paid by the Riverside UASI

Basic PIO and JIC/JIS (G290-291): This course is the first in a three part series of Public Information Officer Basic training. The course is designed for people who work with the media in times of crisis and day-to-day media relations. The program emphasizes the importance of developing a Public Information Officer (PIO) team, communications skills, leadership and working in a Joint Information Center using Joint Information Systems.

Topics Discussed:

• Crisis Communication Skills
• Today's Media Environment
• Developing and Delivering Key Messages
• Interview Techniques
• Developing News Releases
• Developing an EPIO plan
• Social Media
• Conducting News Conferences
• Joint Informations Systems (JIS)
• Joint Information Centers (JIC)
• Legal Issues and the PIO
• Interview Labs
• PIO Team Exercises


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