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AWR 209-W 6.00 hour web-based course

Dealing with the Media: A Short Course for Rural First Responders

Adapted from FEMA’s IG-290 curriculum, this 6-hour course provides rural first responders with skills needed to communicate with the public through the media. Examines roles of the media and the rural first responder/public information officer. Participants learn how to give print/electronic media interviews, write news releases, provide information at the scene, and how they fit into the joint information system.

Course Prerequisites

Participant must be a U.S. citizen.

Register Online

Register online at https://elearning.ruraltraining.org/course/view.php?id=9.