San Diego State Crisis Training Program

When: Friday, March 14, 2014 | 7-8 a.m. Breakfast Panel; 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Training Program

What: This training program will help you to learn about crisis communication strategies and resources that can be used in the event of a wildfire and other crises/disasters in the San Diego region. Those who attend will receive a packet of relevant resources and other relevant materials as well as a certificate. Guest speakers will include CalFire, East County Magazine, KPBS, and much more!

Who Should Attend: Early-career professionals in the journalism, public relations, and media industry are welcome to attend.

Where: Visualization Center on SDSU Campus

Cost: Free. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Parking will also be covered.

If you are interested in attending this training, please RSVP here at this form no later than February 28 by 4 p.m.: | Spaces are filling up fast!

Special Breakfast Panel: How to Cover the Next Big Natural Disaster/Crisis in San Diego
Sponsored by ONA San Diego from 7-8 a.m. on March 14

This special breakfast panel will feature local San Diego journalists, scientists, crisis communicators, and educators talking about how San Diego can prepare for the next wildfire, earthquake or other disaster.

More Information:

This training program is being conducted by the School of Journalism and Media Studies, Department of Geological Sciences and College of Sciences at San Diego State. This program is part of a special research project to help San Diego develop a crisis communication network that can help when a disaster or crisis strikes the area. This special project is a one-day training at the San Diego State University campus on Friday, March 14.

If you have further questions, you can contact the coordinator of the training program, Amy Schmitz Weiss, Associate Professor of Journalism at


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