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Contra Costa Public Information Network

Join us on FacebookThe Contra Costa Public Information Network (PIN) meets regularly for training and networking purposes for both full-time public information officers and others whose work includes public information duties. Contra Costa PIN is sponsored by the Contra Costa County Office of Education, and Contra Costa Health Services. For more information about Contra Costa PIN or to register for workshops, contact Terry Koehne at (925) 942-3420 or e-mail



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2015 Meeting Information

March 26, 2015

Media Roundtable: Discussion on the state of journalism and
how to get news coverage in today's environment

Our panelists will include local print and broadcast reporters who will talk about the current state of the media, what journalists are looking for, and how public information officers can work effectively with the media and get stories covered in this evolving media environment. There will be a Q & A session.

The Speakers:

March CCPIN speakers

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Cristina Rendon, Reporter, KTVU FOX 2 News Team

Dave Padilla, Reporter/Anchor, KCBS Radio

Josh Richman, Reporter, Bay Area News Group

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When & Where

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Contra Costa County Office of Education, Board Room
77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill

For a map and driving directions, visit

Parking: The CCCOE has a huge employee parking lot on the west side of the building, on the corner of Oak Park and Monte Cresta. Please don't struggle with on-street parking. Use our employee lot. You still must enter through the front door to register in the building.

Space is limited! Please RSVP by Monday, March 23, to Terry Koehne at (925) 942-3420 or e-mail or FAX (925) 942-3454

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The Contra Costa Public Information Network is sponsored by the Contra Costa County Office of Education, and Contra Costa Health Services.

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Meeting Handouts and Resources

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2014 Meeting Handouts and Resources

October 29, 2014 – Barry Martin, Public Information Officer, City of Napa, Elizabeth Emmett, Director of Communications and Community Engagement, Napa Valley Unified School District, Cara Mae Wooledge, Acting Public Information Officer and Health Education Specialist, Napa County Public Health

June 19, 2014 – Captain Chris Hsiung, Mountain View Police Department and Lieutenant Zach Perron, Palo Alto Police Department

April 3, 2014 – Larry Kramer

2013 Meeting Handouts and Resources

2012 Meeting Handouts and Resources

February 2012 – An Inside Look at the San Bruno Pipeline Explosion - A PIO Perspective

2011 Meeting Handouts and Resources


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