G290: Basic Public Information Officer
Enrollment is through the Commonwealth of Virginia Knowledge Center (KC). For students who have an existing KC account with any state agency, click here for enrollment procedures . For students who do not already have an existing KC account, click here for enrollment procedures.
This updated two day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview and prepare awareness campaigns. The class is a prerequisite for the Advanced Public Information Course (E388) at the Emergency Management Institute. Elective for Advanced Professional Series (APS) certification.
Prerequisite: IS29 Public Information Officer Awareness Course, available online at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is29.asp.
Program: EM Training
Credit: 16 hours
Prerequisite: IS29: Public Information Officer Awareness Course. See course description for more information.
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|Course Name||Date(s)||Location||Time||Enrollment Deadline|
|G-290: Basic PIO||May 7-8, 2013||Orange||8-5||Feb. 28, 2013|