PIO BOOT CAMP

A Hard-Hitting, No-Nonsense Media Relations Seminar

for Police, Fire & Public Safety Leaders

Public Information Officer - Boot Camp - Greenwood, Indiana

July 25-28, 2022
Greenwood Police Dept.
Greenwood, Indiana

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

Intensive Media Relations Training – High caliber instruction,

exercises, videos, on-camera practicals & more

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(For payment by check, P.O., invoice request)

  • 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
  • Facebook & Instagram Live! Should we be?
  • News coverage trends, updates & challenges
  • Police & Fire Brand Reputation Mgmt.
  • Social Media Revolution: Tricks, secrets & pitfalls
  • Videos: Good, bad & ugly of news interviews
  • Impact of “Cyber Activism” on Police & Fire Dept.’s
  • 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

PIO Training in Indiana
July 25-28, 2022 • 0800 to 1600 hrs
Hosted by Greenwood Police Dept
@ Training Academy
736 Loews Boulevard
Greenwood, Indiana 46142

$595 per person – Limited seating available

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 Info: E-mail or call 602-445-6442


Hotels

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Greenwood
1180 Wilson Drive
Greenwood, Indiana 46143
1-317-881-0600
Website

Hilton Garden Inn – Indianapolis / Greenwood
5255 Noggle Way,
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46237
317-888-4814
Website

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham
1281 S Park Dr, Greenwood, IN 46143, United States
+1 317-865-0100
Website


Airports

Indianapolis International Airport (IND)
7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241

Indy South Greenwood Airport (Regional)
897 Airport Pkwy, Greenwood, IN 46143

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