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UASI Anaheim Santa Ana

 
Basic PIO - Joint Information Center - Joint Information Systems (G290/291)
Monday, November 15 - Thursday, November 18, 2021
0800 Hrs - 1700 Hrs
Silverado, CA

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Basic PIO and JIC/JIS (G290-291): This course is the first in a three part series of Public Information Officer Basic training. The course is designed for people who work with the media in times of crisis and day-to-day media relations. The program emphasizes the importance of developing a Public Information Officer (PIO) team, communications skills, leadership and working in a Joint Information Center using Joint Information Systems.

Topics Include:

  • Crisis Communication Skills
  • Today’s Media Environment
  • Developing and Delivering Key Messages
  • Interview Techniques
  • Developing News Releases
  • Developing an EPIO plan
  • Social Media
  • Conducting News Conferences
  • Joint Information Systems (JIS)
  • Joint Information Centers (JIC)
  • Legal Issues and the PIO
  • Interview Labs
  • PIO Team Exercises

Course Length: 32 hours

Course Code: G290/291

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