G290 Public Information Officer

November 28, 2017November 29, 2017

Description: This 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.

Prerequisites: IS-29 Public Information Officer Awareness Training.

Purpose: This course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external.

Target Audience: The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal or territorial level of government, and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.


The Gordon Building

112 W. Main street

Orange Va 22960

Instructor: Kappel, Hill

To register for this course, click here: Commonwealth of Virginia Learning Center.

Course Manager:

Candice Crockett

Academic Support Technician





Event Details

November 28, 2017November 29, 2017
2 days
8 am to 5 pm
The Gordon Building, 112 w.Main street, Orange Va 22960
D. Kappel
Course Manager:
Candice Crockett
(804) 897-9780