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Name AWR-209 Dealing with the Media: A Short Course for Rural Responders : ( AWR-209)
Description Dealing with the Media: A Short Course for Rural Responders is designed to provide rural first responders with the skills and knowledge to quickly adopt the role of public information officer (PIO) if/when needed and to communicate with the public through the media. Many rural first responder organizations do not have a full or part-time PIO on staff. Therefore, in the event that a first responder is thrust into the role of PIO, whether it be roadside at the scene of an emergency or detailing directions to the public in a crisis situation, it is important to understand how the media works and how best to work with the available media outlets. First responder organizations often appoint one or more of their colleagues to assume the role of talking with the media, or arranging and assisting with such contact, in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
PreRequisite -700.a
Target Audience Formal or informal PIO in the area of emergency management, EMS, fire service, governmental administrative, hazardous materials, health care, law enforcement, public health, public safety communications, and public works
Additional Information
Location Washington County EOC
Address 2300 Pioneer Road
Chipley 32428
Washington
Region 1

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Date Thursday, Apr 07, 2022 - Thursday, Apr 07, 2022
Point of Contact Connie Welch
(850) 638-6203  
cwelch@washingtonfl.com
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Approved to Attend
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NameCountyOrganization
Catherine FeeneyWalton Other-Walton
Adrienne OwenHolmes Holmes County Emergency Management
Brooke PowellBayBay County
Amber WhitfordWashingtonDepartment of Health
Brenda BlitchHolmes Department of Health
Connie WelchWashingtonWashington County Emergency Management
Savanah LollieWashingtonWashington County Emergency Management
Renae RountreeWashington 
Cynthia WilsonHolmes  
Jeff Massey Washington 
Wendy WhiteWashington 
Charles Kent Washington 
Jeffrey GoldbergWalton Walton County Emergency Management
Jessica LundeenBayBay County Emergency Services
Daniel PageBayBay County Emergency Services
Graham TolbertBayPanama City Fire Department
Andrew HusarBayBay County Sheriff's Office
Dakota JarvisWashingtonWashington County Sheriff's Office
Allison McDanielOkaloosaDepartment of Health
Bridgette WhatelyBayBay County Emergency Services
Brittany EllersSanta Rosa  
Elizabeth CaisonWalton Division of Emergency Management
Heather LopezWashington 
Isaac SmithBayBay County
Gina SalatyBay 
Eugene JackWalton Other-Walton
Standby Awaiting State Approval
If your name appears on this list your application has been approved by your supervisor or county/tribe emergency management program and is on standby awaiting final approval from the state. This approval may be dependent upon available space, the target audience, as well as other factors.

NameCountyOrganization
Julie McConnellBayUF/IFAS Extension Bay County
William BarrsBayDepartment of Health
Pending Supervisor or Emergency Management Program Approval
If your name appears on this list your application is awaiting approval (for state or 'other' employees) by your supervisor or (for county, tribe, and some city employees) your emergency management program.

NameCountyOrganization
Laurie CarleyWashingtonEM Disaster Recovery Specialist III