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EPC Media and Communication Strategies for Effective Emergency Response

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Kent Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters

Straw Mill Hill

Maidstone

ME15 6XB

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Course aims and objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

• Conduct a critical analysis of your organisation’s emergency media and communications plan, ensuring it is fit for purpose

• Identify good practice in working with the news media

• Prepare interview briefings and press conferences for senior officers

• Describe the most popular social media platforms, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, as well as less-familiar social tools for monitoring and mapping

• Understand how effective monitoring of social media can improve situational awareness.To equip you with the knowledge and skills to monitor and use social media during and after an emergency.To equip you with the knowledge and skills to monitor and use social media during and after an emergency.To equip you with the knowledge and skills to monitor and use social media during and after an emergency.To equip you with the knowledge and skills to monitor and use social media during and after an emergency.


Target audience

You must attend this course if you are an emergency planning officer or a communications specialist expecting to work on this aspect of your organisation’s emergency response. This course is designed to give you the most up-to-date and professional understanding of the way modern media works and is used in emergencies. It covers the full range of media, including conventional print, broadcast and digital social platforms. We will do this in a holistic way, designed to help you create and manage an integrated media and communications presence in support of your responders.

Facilitator/s

The workshop is facilitated by Nigel Kay – the EPC’s media and communications lead


Programme to follow.


Course Fee

This training is funded through Part 1 of the KRF Partnership Agreement.

There will be a charge for non-attendance. Please see the Terms & Conditions.

This event is restricted to 16 delegates per course, so early booking is advised.

Priority will be given to Part 1 organisations.

There will be an admin charge of £300 per delegate for those organisations outside of the Partnership Agreement.


Extra Note

Emergency services bookings need to co-ordinated through their own Emergency Planning representative. If you are unsure who this is please contact the KRT Support Team for assistance.

All bookings must be registered through Eventbrite.

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Straw Mill Hill

Maidstone

ME15 6XB

United Kingdom

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