Graduate Student Research: Role of a Local Government PIO

Posted on August 4, 2020

christina mascarenas

ELGL member Christina Mascarenas is a graduate student at the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism in Columbia. She is pursuing a master’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in strategic communications and public relations.

Christina is requesting public information officers (PIOs) with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working as a PIO or government-related communication to participate in her research study.

The participant interviews will be conducted in August (September if needed) 2020 via Zoom for approximately (1) one-hour semi-structured interviews.

The purpose of this research is to examine: How do PIOs experience and manage competing role expectations in local American government?

Learn more about this project and sign up to help Christina!

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