Biloxi, MS March 22-23, 2018

Thursday, March 22 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, March 23 2018 5:00 PM [CST]

1815 Popps Ferry Rd., Biloxi, Miss 39532, 39532, United States

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News Media Relations Class PARTIAL APPROVAL - $295.00

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Thursday, March 22 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, March 23 2018 5:00 PM [CST]

Biloxi, MS, 1815 Popps Ferry Rd., Biloxi, Miss 39532, 39532, United States.

Class:  News Media Relations Training


Biloxi, Mississippi
Hosted by Biloxi Police Dept.

Course Length2 Days    March 22-23, 2018     8 am – 5 pm       Cost:  $295.

Training Location:  Mississippi  State University Coastal Research & Extension Center
1815 Popps Ferry Road    Room #A103,   Biloxi,  MS  39532

 

With the tragic murder of Officers, plus mass shootings and terrorist attacks across the United States, THIS may be the most relevant and valuable training you will ever receive.  This class is taught by 2 instructors who were on the ground in San Bernardino, Dallas, Ferguson, Baltimore and Roseburg during and following the most recent events.

This class is geared for:  Public Information Officers, Command Staff, Trainers, Community Relations Personnel and anyone else who deals with the News Media.  This fast-paced, hands-on, interactive training is designed to help Law Enforcement communicate effectively with the Media and Public, both routinely and during times of crisis.   In addition to instruction, an assortment of video clips demonstrating both good and bad media relations incidents are projected on-screen.   The class is conducted by Emmy Award Winning veteran broadcast news reporter and author Russell Ruffin who has worked with both Fox News and NBC, covering such stories as the Fall of the Soviet Union, Columbine High School Shootings, the 9-11 Attack and the Oklahoma City Bombing.

Class Participation: LIVE On-Camera
Breaking News Simulations will place participants before a LIVE TV News camera for interviews and news conferences.   The instructors and the rest of the class get to act as reporters by asking tough questions.    Participants are given an objective critique, along with a video of their performance.  If you prefer a digital copy please bring a USB jump drive to plug into our system.

Topics Covered:
Lessons Learned from Real World Events
Developing Effective Talking Points
Holding an Effective News Conference/Interview
Keeping  Your  Media Message On Track
News Release Writing and Distribution
Turning Negative Press into Positive Press
Managing Tricky Questioning
Projecting the Proper Body Language
Handling News Conference Interruptions, Ambush Interviews and Investigative Reporters

 

LIVE  Demonstrations:
Using Your Smartphone to Shoot and Distribute Your Own Video Sound Bites to the Media
Utilizing Facebook LIVE and other Social Media

Materials Provided:  126 page Media Relations Guide/Workbook.  DVD video of on-camera performance  (If you prefer a digital copy, please bring a USB jump/flash drive to make copies)
Maximum Class Size:  25        To Register:  (hyperlink) http://www.PublicSafetyMediaTraining.com
                                                     for any questions or to register by phone: 303-470-0716

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Biloxi

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Wingate by Wyndham - Biloxi

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Courtyard by Marriott North Biloxi

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Holiday Inn Biloxi

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South Beach Biloxi Hotel and Suites

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Beau Rivage

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Grand Casino Biloxi

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Isle Casino Hotel Biloxi

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Comfort Inn Biloxi

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