AWR 209 V WORKING WITH THE MEDIA A COURSE FOR RURAL FIRST RESPONDERS

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AWR 209 V Working with the Media: A Course for Rural First Responders

Course Description

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 the 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. Register for a class by selecting a class date from the Training Schedule, click on the Registration link above the course description to access a registration form for that class. Request a new class to be scheduled in your area by submitting a Request a Course form.      

Course Prerequisites

*Participant must be a U.S. citizen.