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L0105 – Public Information Basics (Radford)

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Emergency Management



Date and Time




WHEN: June 21st-23rd, 2022 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

WHERE: Radford University, 801 E Main St, Radford, VA 24142

Course Details:

The goal of this training is 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.

Target Audience: This 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.

Prerequisite: IS-29: PIO Awareness:
Registration is OPEN. To register, log in to the Commonwealth of Virginia Learn Center: You must register for each course individually. If you need assistance, please contact the Help Desk at

COURSE MANAGER: Candice Crockett