Indianapolis Area (Plainfield) IN July 18-19, 2019

Thursday, July 18 2019 8:00 AM - Friday, July 19 2019 5:00 PM [PST]

5402 Sugar Grove Rd., Plainfield, IN, 46168, United States

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News Media Relations Class PARTIAL APPROVAL - $295.00

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Thursday, July 18 2019 8:00 AM - Friday, July 19 2019 5:00 PM [PST]

Indianapolis Area (Plainfield), 5402 Sugar Grove Rd., Plainfield, IN, 46168, United States.

News Media Relations& On-Camera Training Class

Class:  News Media Relations
Host:   Indiana Law Enforcement Academy -
5402 Sugar Grove Rd.  Plainfield, Indiana   46168    July 18-19, 2019   8 am - 5 pm
             ILEA In-Service Credit:  16 hours   
Course Length:  2 Days -  $295.

Discover the 3 Key Mistakes most police agencies make when dealing with the media

Utilize the one tool that will rapidly boost your public image

This class is taught by 2 instructors who covered breaking news in San Bernardino, Dallas, Ferguson and Baltimore, as well as many of the nation’s other major news events.

Training 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 as well as crisis news events across America.

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.

Topics Covered:
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
How to GO LIVE On-Camera in Social Media
Lessons Learned from Real World Events

LIVE  Demonstrations:
Using Your Smartphone to Shoot and Distribute Your Own Video Sound Bites to the Media
Utilizing Facebook LIVE and other Social Media
Handling News Conference Interruptions, Ambush Interviews and Investigative Reporters


Materials Provided:  200 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)
                                                     for any questions or to register by phone: 303-470-0716


Seminar Cancellation Policy:
We provide a full refund for our Training Class if we are given at least 14 days notice.  We provide a 50% refund for cancellations made between 13 and 7 days of the class.  There is no refund for cancellations made less than 7 days prior to a class.  You will still be permitted to reassign your seat to someone, or you may attend any future class in any region of the country without any additional charge.


Hotels/Motels in the Plainfield Area

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Best Western – Atrea   2.07 miles away
6109 Cambridge Way
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 837-7500

Cambria Suites   1.88 miles away
6014 Gateway Drive
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 279-2394

Candlewood Suites Indianapolis Airport
West Bradbury Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46241
Tele: (317) 241-9595  Fax: (317) 241-9696
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Comfort Inn     2.03 miles away
6107 Cambridge Way
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 839-9600

Crowne Plaza – Indianapolis Airport 
2501 South High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241
(317) 243-1029

Days Inn    2.03 miles Away
2245 East Hadley Road (Perry Road)
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 839-5000

Hampton Inn
2244 East Hadley Road (Perry Road)
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 839-9993

Holiday Inn Express
6296 Cambridge Way
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 839-9000

Homewood Suites by Hilton
2264 East Hadley Road (Perry Road)
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 839-1900

La Quinta Inn and Suites
2251 Manchester Drive
Plainfield, IN 46168
Phone 317-279-2650  Fax 317-279-2659

Lees Inn of America
6010 Gateway Drive
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 837-9000

Motel 6
6105 Cambridge Way
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 838-9300

Ramada Limited
6023 Gateway Drive
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 839-3670

Staybridge Suites
6295 Cambridge Way
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 839-2700

Super 8
6015 Gateway Drive
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 837-8888

Value Place
6295 Gateway Drive
Plainfield, IN 46168
(317) 837-2950




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