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4-Day ‘Master Public Information Officer’ – Certification Course

A Progressive Media Relations / PIO Training

for Police, Fire & Public Safety Leaders


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October 16-19, 2017
Madison County Sheriff’s Office
Rexburg, Idaho

Intensive Media Relations & Social Media Training – High caliber instruction,
exercises, videos, on-camera practicals & more



  • 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
  • Lessons from Boston, Ferguson & Baltimore
  • Guerrilla tactics to get your message out
  • Facebook, YouTube & Twitter are news!
  • You may NOT need a media policy
  • 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
  • Writing 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


After this intensive seminar , you’ll be ready for the challenges of media relations with new-found knowledge and confidence to succeed like never before.


PIO Boot Camp in Rexburg, Idaho

Chris Ryan’s PIO Boot Camp
Oct. 16-19, 2017 – 0830 to 1600 hours
Madison County Sheriff’s Office
145 East Main Rexburg, ID 83440

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The Americ Inn
1098 Golden Beauty Drive
75.00 per night
Reservations: 18006343444

Spring Hill Suites
1177 S Yellowstone Hwy
90.00 per night
Reservations: 8882362427

$595 per person – Limited seating available

Info: E-mail or call 602-445-6442