Public Information Officer NFPA 1035

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Course length

Four days
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Course topics
  • The Public Information Officer

  • Ethics, Legal Issues, Policies

  • The Media

  • Developing positive relationships with the media

  • Gathering information

  • Getting the information to the media

  • Scene Management

  • Multi-agency operations

  • News Conferences

  • Reaching the Community

  • Review and Exam


About the course

This course covers topics necessary to work as a Public Information Officer (PIO), such as:

  • ethics

  • legal issues

  • policies

  • the media

  • scene management

  • news conferences

As part of the course, you will present information on camera about a simulated incident, prepare written press releases, and learn how to prepare for news-media interviews.