Public Relations: Communicating Successfully with the Public

This workshop will help the participant create a memorable impression at work, at home and at play. It will also provide techniques and solutions to give participants a better memory and appearance and more confidence. The participant will discover how to look their best, be at ease in a public setting, sound positive and credible, and use non-verbal communication skills to advance their message, and will benefit from proven techniques for effective media relations and public speaking events. Participants will leave this workshop with the tools they need to properly deal with the public. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email,, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. (Duration: 8 Hours)
Topics Covered:
  • The media's point of view
  • Press conferences
  • When to write a press release
  • Distribution of media information
  • Defamation/reputation management
  • Interview techniques
  • Do's and don'ts of working with the media
  • Checklist for the public information officer
  • Media access and privacy rights/public information act
8 hours
Inital training for employees who have supervisory and management responsibility that deals with media
Who should attend:
Employees having supervisory and management responsibility that deals with media
As Needed
No trainings are currently scheduled at this time.
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