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L0105 Public Information Basics

This course is designed to equip participants with the skills to be a Public Information Officer.

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5155 Silverton Rd NE 5155 Silverton Road Northeast Salem, OR 97305

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Course Overview

To equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/ advocacy times and crisis/ emergency response.

Selection CriteriaThis course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from State, local, tribal, territorial, and Federal emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.


IS-29: Public Information Officer Awareness​

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3 days

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