Master Public Information Officer Certification

Master Public Information Officer Certification

We are excited to launch this amazing, multi-disciplined, 40-hour, POST approved, certification. Public Information Officers are a vital asset to each public safety department. We have assembled an amazing team and have created an experience that will provide a knowledge base to promote your agency as well as manage crisis in the public view. Our week will focus on:

  • PIO Role, Policy Creation
  • Agency Branding
  • Crisis Management Communication & Planning
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Release of Information
  • Media Relations, Interview Prep, Structuring Q&A’s
  • Daily Media and Writing lab
  • Creation and Planning of Social Media Post
  • Video production for social media.
  • Self Care and Wellness

We welcome participants from all public safety disciplines and municipalities. Join one of our 2024 Cohorts! Registration fee: $695 *includes daily lunch. March 4-8, 2024 or September 23-27, 2024.

Training site: University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service: 193 Polk Avenue Nashville Tennessee.

For more information, contact or (865) 946-3234

Class Testimonials: Check out this video!