Tag: PIO

Podcast: Why Local Governments Need PIOs with Chris Floore

Chris Floore Assistant to the County Manager for Public Affairs Macon-Bibb County, GA LinkedIn | Twitter Communications and media relations. Chris Floore, the Assistant to the County Manager for Public Affairs in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, joined the podcast to talk about his work and building relationships with the media. Chris discussed the importance of the public … Continued

The Vital Role of the Public Information Officer

Are there too many public information officers (PIOs)?  Share your take by signing up to write an article for ELGL.  In this article, Katie Nelson and Chris Hsiung write about what they’ve learned while working for the Mountain View Police Department. Katie is the Social Media and Public Relations Coordinator and Chris is the Police Captain for the Field Operations Division. … Continued

Role of the PIO: Aren’t There Two Sides to Every Story?

Are there too many public information officers (PIOs)? Share your perspective by signing up to write an article for ELGL. Nick Smith, City of Gaithersburg, Maryland, kicks off this new column. It seems strange to me that, in a time when the Executive of the Federal Government is coming after journalists as though they were … Continued

Mutual Aid for Government Websites during a Disaster

By Rebecca Woodbury & Talia Smith, City of San Rafael When a major disaster strikes a region, they need help in more ways than one. After an unprecedented number of wildfires recently broke out in neighboring counties to the north, our jurisdiction, the City of San Rafael, immediately sent our first responders to help fight the fires and … Continued

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