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Date/Time: Tuesday May 30, 2017 from from 1330-1530
Description/Outline/Agenda: Public Information Officer Training for anyone involved in interfacing with the media. Focusing in on the essential items any PIO needs to bring to the scene to effectively manage the media and their inquiries for information. Helpful hints/tips/tricks for providing better information and faster dissemination to local media. Also addressing critical needs for local media onscene.
Schedule of events
1330-1420: Media/Communications needs at the scene for agency representatives
1430-1530: Breaking news and how news media onscene interacts with PIOs/PAOs before and during interviews and incidents (done in the style of Inside the Actor’s Studio).
Moderator: Kevin Sur
Guest speaker: WEWS Multimedia Journalist Mike Vielhaber and WEWS Reporter Sarah Phinney
Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Main conference room
5550 Venture Drive Parma, Ohio 44130
Free parking: Enter main lot. Parking is free.
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Class capacity is 40. If needed, a wait list will be established.