As former on-camera reporters with experience ranging from city beats to the White House, we have a wide range of experience covering public stories that run the gamut. And we have tips and insights to share! Cole Pro Media conducts one-time classes, multi-week media training workshops and also offers on-going media consultation retainers for police departments, sheriffs’ offices and cities.
Navigating the social and political landmines of social media can be challenging. Signing up with Cole Pro Media, has changed the way we interact not only with the community, but also with reporters, making us a stronger agency in the way we communicate with the public.
The training Cole Pro Media provides has changed how we do business. From learning about how to work with the mainstream media, to the best ways we can communicate with the public, Cole Pro Media provides a level of insight unmatched by any other media or social media company out there. The company continues to open doors. When it comes to sharing our message, there are businesses and community members that we would not have been able to reach without their services.
It’s not enough to just do social media! You have to tell the community about what’s happening in your agency. Cole Pro Media consultants help you get the facts out to the public, using social media in a clear and concise manner that the community will read and respond to in any situation.
As a Police Chief, it’s clear the community expects to see body-worn camera footage of the most critical incidents we handle. Having never released body-worn camera footage in the past, Cole Pro Media helps us navigate this very different space so that the public gets the facts and has a better understanding of what we do.
Handling difficult topics means being open and forthcoming with information. Cole Pro Media helps us do that by showing us the best ways to handle situations that aren’t always easy for us in law enforcement.
When time is of the essence, Cole Pro Media consultants get back to you quickly. When the media is knocking on your door, and the community is looking for answers, Cole Pro Media will walk you through step by step how to best handle a high-pressured situation.
In today’s ever-changing climate for law enforcement it is vital that as a profession we focus on transparency and accountability. This means understanding what the community wants and expects from their Sheriff’s Office. Cole Pro Media shows us how to inform the community about the most sensitive topics with grace, compassion, and care.
Cole Pro Media is there in a time of crisis. The insight and experience the consultants of the company bring to the table, help us provide transparency to the public and show us how to work effectively with the media to get our message out to the community.