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When and Where
  • 6/19/2024 12:00 PM EDT
  • 6/19/2024 12:00 PM EDT
  • Virtual

During times of crisis such as natural disasters or public disruption, municipally elected officials find themselves at the front line and facing the expectations of providing up to date and useful information to their communities. This interactive, one-day course will teach participants how to manage all aspects of crisis communications during an emergency or large-scale event. Participants will learn how to be comfortable with managing local, national, digital and social media to get messages heard. This training will provide attendees with techniques to effectively and proactively communication with the community and media. 

Learning Objectives:

Engage in strategic communications with the media and public with confidence

Knowledge of how to use social and traditional media to monitor and respond to public inquiries

Understand the importance of communications during an emergency

Learn how to prepare spokespeople for media inquiries and interviews

Learn how to organize press conferences

Demonstrate how to prepare organized and concise communications during a crisis.