A Hard-Hitting, No-Nonsense Media Relations Seminar

for Police, Fire & Public Safety Leaders

PIO Boot Camp in West Chester, Pennsylvania

July 22-25, 2019
Chico Police & Fire Dept.
Chico, California

4-day ‘Master Public Information Officer’ ™ – Certification Program

Intensive Media Relations & Social Media Training – High caliber instruction,

exercises, videos, on-camera practicals & more

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  • Crisis & Incident Command Communications
  • Perception vs. Reality – Educating a skeptical audience
  • Your “open-door policy” may be a career killer
  • There’s a problem with those words
  • Guerrilla tactics to get your message out
  • LIVE on Facebook! Should we be?!
  • Is your social media policy solid or landfill? Court ruling!
  • News coverage trends: Are you prepared?
  • Social Media Revolution: Tricks, secrets & pitfalls
  • Videos: Good, bad & ugly of news interviews
  • “Cyber Activism” is a game changer for Police & Fire Dept.’s
  • Brand & Reputation Mgmt. for your department
  • When to respond & when to just “shut up!”
  • Apps & tech for an overwhelmed PIO
  • Write more effective news releases, posts & tweets
  • Secrets & tricks reporters don’t want you to know
  • Take the heart out of a negative news story
  • Emergency responses to toughest media questions

Chris Ryan’s PIO Boot Camp

July 22-25, 2019 ∙ 0800 to 1600 hours
Hosted by Chico Police & Fire Dept
@ Chico Fire Training Facility
901 Fir Street
Chico, California 95928

$595 per person – Limited seating available

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 Info: E-mail or call 602-445-6442


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