Media switches roles with PIOs

Matt Burks mburks@thedailycitizen.com | Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:50 pm

Public information officers from various emergency agencies met Wednesday morning at the White County Office of Emergency Management in Searcy for a media panel discussion. North Central Arkansas Amateur Radio Service PIO John Ord (from left), Sheridan Fire Department PIO Ben Hammond, and Lt. William Griffin, PIO of Fayette County Technical Rescue Team Inc. in Rossville, Tenn., were among the PIOs in attendance who asked questions and addressed issues concerning communication with media members.