The RDPC is bringing AWR 209 Working with the Media: A Course for Emergency Responders to Thief River Falls, MN beginning on Jan. 21, 2020, 8 a.m..
Working with the Media: A Course for Emergency Responders
Adapted from FEMA’s IG-290 curriculum, this 7-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.
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