TORONTO, May 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Corporate spokespersons know how challenging it can be when an organization's situation becomes public, but what if they were to be faced with this challenge every week? Attend IABC/Toronto's final PD session of the board year to hear from the director of corporate communications for Toronto Police Services on how he handles being in a communications role like few others.
WHAT: A Communications Role Like Few Others - Evening Seminar
A 25 year veteran of police organizations, Mark Pugash, Director of Corporate Communications for the Toronto Police Services, will candidly share the experiences that have made his job uniquely different from any other communications role while discussing media relations and communications in a public organization.
|WHEN:||Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 6pm to 8pm|
|WHERE:||Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel|
|525 Bay Street, Toronto, ON|
SPEAKER: Mark Pugash was appointed Director of Corporate Communications for the Toronto Police Service in October, 2003. Prior to that, he worked in senior communications positions for police in England, starting in 1987 with Scotland Yard, moving to Kent Police in 1990, dealing with major crimes, cross-border investigations, terrorism, asylum and immigration matters, and Channel Tunnel-related issues. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1982. He moved to England two years later, where he worked as a journalist before joining the police.
With more than 1,800 members, IABC/Toronto is the largest IABC chapter in the world. The organization provides these members with multidisciplinary resources and a global network of more than 15,000 communicators, in 80 countries, working in diverse industries and disciplines to identify, share and apply the world's most effective communications practices. For more information please visit http://toronto.iabc.com.
For further information:
VP, Marketing Communications, IABC/Toronto