Responding to Media Inquiries: A Guide to Fielding Requests from Reporters
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Interacting with the media is an integral responsibility for many municipal and private employees and leaders. Whether you are a public information officer for a police department or the spokesperson for a private corporation, it’s important to know how to field these inquiries, what you can and can’t say to a reporter and what the expectations are for both parties. This course will teach you not only the basics of the interaction, but how to inspire confidence and accuracy in delivering your message to the media.
Completing this course will teach you:
Who is the course for?
This course is intended for anyone who could potentially interact with the media or who interacts with media members on a regular basis. This includes Public Information Officers, Police Chiefs, Fire Chiefs, School Superintendents, Municipal Leaders, Council Members or the CEO or spokesperson for any private corporation.