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Basic Public Information Officer Course (G-290.b)

The Basic Public Information Officer Course (G290) is designed to prepare participants to function as full- or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills needed to be full- or part-time PIOs such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively.

Date(s)  Mon. Nov 18, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm 
Tue. Nov 19, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm 
Location Wake Forest University - Moricle Suite, 5th floor of McCreary Tower
475 Deacon Blvd., Winston-Salem NC 27105 
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Building/Room Moricle Suite, 5th floor McCreary Tower 
Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
ESF ESF5 - Emergency Management, ESF15 - Public Information / External Affairs
Functional Areas Emergency Management / Planning
Offered By Forsyth County 
Primary Instructor TBD, To Be Determined 
Course Length 16 hrs 
Course Hours 16 
Prerequisites IS-100, IS-702, IS-909, and EITHER IS-29 OR G-289.

Offering Specific Information

This course is being funded by the Winston Salem/Forsyth County Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attack Grant Project.  Priority will be granted to local and regional stakeholders.

Point of Contact:   Tricia Chappell   (757)434-0475    or   |   |  HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  Email TERMS Helpdesk