Social MultiMedia Workshops - REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Social MultiMedia Workshop
Martinez, CA (February 11, 2015)

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It's always exciting when even non-tecchy communicators realize they can gain new skills and create professional-looking videos using their smartphones or tablets! I'm currently scheduling workshops for more cities. If your organization or agency would like to co-host a workshop, CLICK HERE for information!

Kerry Shearer's Blog - December 10, 2014
Guest: Rachel McGuire, Western Municipal Water District Community Outreach Supervisor

In this week's video blog, I talk with Rachel McGuire, Community Affairs Supervisor at the Western Municipal Water District in Riverside, CA. Rachel talks about the challenges of drought communications, the types of outreach she finds effective, and her staffing level to make it all happen.

Is Your Smartphone Emergency-ready?

As a public information officer or communicator for your organization, your role likely includes emergency response. With today’s fast-moving world of social media and instant news, it is critical that you have the ability to work from anywhere.
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Canon XA25 Compact HD Video Camera is My Top Choice for Communicators!

Canon XA25

Canon XA25

The Canon XA25 is my top video camera pick for many communications programs at state and local agencies or associations. Read more

Free Resources

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Want to know more about the use of social media in emergencies from a responder perspective?
Visit my Social Media in Emergencies page to view videos and notes from recent presentations. View more resources here.


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