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    DINFOS Live

    DINFOS Live

    Audio | Defense Information School

    About

    An audio-only version of the monthly informational and education program dedicated to highlighting and promoting continuing education and the discussion of topics relavent to communicaction professionals.



    Episodes


    • DINFOS Live Episode 14 - Defense Media Awards Winner Discussion

      On this episode of DINFOS Live we'll be welcoming three Defense Media Award winners to the program to discuss their winning work, their thoughts on what set them apart from the competition and any advice or recommendations they may have to help others win competitions. So join us May 22, 2022, at 2 p.m. to hear from Staff Sgt. Jordan Martin, DOD Communicator of the Year, SPC Matthew Mackintosh, Military Photographer of the Year and Roland Balick, Thomas Jefferson Civilian Writer of the Year.<br /> https://www.dvidshub.net/video/847985/dinfos-live-episode-14-defense-media-awards<br /> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT23eAMRoSA<br /> https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=search&amp;v=562226935535698

      06/22/2022


    • DINFOS Live Episode 13

      In this month's episode of DINFOS Live, we will be discussing communication during a crisis, disaster, or other emergency.

      To help us delve deeper into the topic we’ll be joined by Commander Matthew Kroll, Coast Guard Chief of Media Relations, and Ms. Karen Naumann, a DINFOS Public Affairs & Communication Strategy Qualification Course instructor.

      Links:

      pavilion.dinfos.edu/
      PAVILION is an interactive learning tool and extensive knowledge base of trusted resources related to DoD... read more

      05/25/2022


    • DINFOS Live Episode 12: Writing For Your Boss

      On this episode of DINFOS Live we will be discussing writing for your boss! Finally!

      Yes, the much sought after and much teased topic is finally being discussed and to help us delve deeper into the topic we’ll be inviting Commander Candice Tresch.

      Links:
      DINFOS Live on DVIDS Hub: https://www.dvidshub.net/podcast/518/dinfos-live

      DINFOS Live on Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/DINFOS-Live-Podcast/B09Y1V2QG6

      DINFOS Live on Amazon Music:... read more

      04/27/2022


    • DINFOS Live Episode 11: One-year Anniversary Show Spectacular

      On this very special episode of DINFOS Live we celebrate the one-year anniversary of this show's creation with DINFOS commandant U.S. Air Force Col. John Hutcheson who will stop by to update us on what's happening at DINFOS while also saying goodbye before departing his position as commandant and before retiring from the Air Force. We'll also be joined by two DINFOS instructors, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Richard Williams and Mr. Andrew Smith, who will speak to us about the changes in the... read more

      03/30/2022


    • DINFOS LIVE - Episode 10: Infographics

      Host Chad McMeen welcomes DINFOS graphics instructor Staff Sgt. Chris Nally, USA, to chat about infographics and their use by novice and advanced users when developing a communication plan. Properly designed and implemented information as a graphic greatly boosts your communication plan and reaches your audience at a glance.

      03/03/2022


    • DINFOS Live: Episode 9 - The E in RPIE: Evaluation

      Host Chad McMeen joins Marine Corps DINFOS instructor Capt. Dave Morris to continue our look into the RPIE (research, planning, implementation, and evaluation) process of communication planning. Specifically, this episode is focused on the evaluation step of RPIE and how the public affairs/communication strategy professional can determine if their communication efforts are/were successful.

      02/03/2022


    • DINFOS Live: Episide 8 - Media Literacy

      Host Chad McMeen joins Marine Corps communication strategy officers, Maj. Greg Carroll, Maj. Joshua Larson and Maj. Jennifer Giles to talk about the importance of communicating ethically in the information environment, while knowledgeably navigating the media landscape.

      11/23/2021


    • DINFOS Live: Episode 7 - Visual Storytelling

      In this month's episode, DINFOS Intermediate Photojournalism Course instructors Shane Bowler and Tommy Gilligan will discuss visual storytelling and creating stories that matter. DINFOS Live is hosted by Chad McMeen and Social Media Moderator Marine Sgt. Benjamin Whitten. Please comment with your own questions on this subject or on future topics you would like to see discussed.<br /> <br /> Defense Information School: https://www.dinfos.dma.mil/​<br /> DINFOS PAVILION: https://pavilion.dinfos.edu/

      10/03/2021


    • DINFOS Live: Episode 6 - DINFOS Mobile Training Team and Awards Programs

      DINFOS Mobile Training Team (MTT) program manager, Mel Weatherspoon joins host Chad McMeen to discuss the MTT program, which expands the DINFOS mission to train and sustain professional military communicators around the globe. She discusses how we are able to make our skilled instructors available to the Department of Defense community and its partners wherever they are, and how, in the midst of the current pandemic, the MTT program has adapted to restrictions by offering virtual training... read more

      08/24/2021


    • DINFOS Live: Episode 5 - DINFOS PAVILION Overview

      This month Live welcomes former DINFOS Deputy Commandant, Air Force Col. Eric Simon to discuss DINFOS PAVILION, the school's online learning platform.<br /> Designed and implemented as a learning tool for fleet and field, PAVILION expands the DINFOS mission to train and sustain professional communicators for the Department of Defense and its partners, no matter their mission or experience. DINFOS Live is hosted by Chad McMeen and Social Media Moderator Marine Sgt. Benjamin Whitten. Please comment with your own questions on this subject or on future topics you would like to see discussed.<br /> <br /> Defense Information School: https://www.dinfos.dma.mil/​<br /> DINFOS PAVILION: https://pavilion.dinfos.edu/

      08/02/2021


    • DINFOS Live: Episode 4 - The Importance of Research

      DINFOS Live welcomes back DINFOS Public Affairs & Communication Strategy instructors Navy Lt. Jack Georges (on set) and Army Maj. Judy Marlowe (over social media) to discuss the communication planning process by taking a deeper dive into the R of RPIE - the PA process of research, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Research helps professional communicators better understand our information environment, and helps build a foundation for communication strategy as well as the items to... read more

      07/08/2021


    • DINFOS Live: Episode 3 - Mass Communication Foundations Course

      Episode 3 of DINFOS Live, a monthly series presenting subject matter experts in the public affairs and visual information fields. This month, Mass Communication Foundations course (MCF) Academic Director Elise Lalisan and MCF Instructor Tech. Sgt. Shelby Kay-Fantozzi discuss the scope and background of the course - now in its second year - and what the fleet and field can expect from an MCF graduate. DINFOS Live is hosted by Chad McMeen and Social Media Moderator Petty Officer 1st Class Shamira Purifoy.<br /> Feel free to comment with your own questions on this subject or on future topics you would like to see discussed.<br /> <br /> Defense Information School: https://www.dinfos.dma.mil/​<br /> DINFOS PAVILION: https://pavilion.dinfos.edu/

      05/27/2021


    • DINFOS Live: Episode 2 - Communication Planning

      Episode 2 of DINFOS Live, a monthly series presenting subject matter experts in the public affairs and visual information fields. This month's topic is Communication Planning - featuring DINFOS Public Affairs &amp; Communication Strategy instructors Army Maj. Judy Marlowe on set, and Navy Lt. Jack Georges taking questions in live chat. DINFOS Live is hosted by Chad McMeen and Social Media Moderator Petty Officer 1st Class Shamira Purifoy. Feel free to comment with your own questions on this subject or on future topics you would like to see discussed.<br /> <br /> Defense Information School: https://www.dinfos.dma.mil/​<br /> DINFOS PAVILION: https://pavilion.dinfos.edu/

      05/03/2021


    • DINFOS Live: Episode 1 Social Media Q&A

      This is the first episode of DINFOS Live, a monthy series presenting subject matter experts in the public affairs and visual information fields.<br /> <br /> This episode features Kuande Hall, Manager of DINFOS' Social Media Training Office, taking live questions and discussing current trends and best practices with host Chad McMeen and Social Media Moderator Petty Officer 1st Class Shamira Purifoy.<br /> <br /> Feel free to comment with your own questions on this subject or on future topics you would like to see discussed.<br /> <br /> Defense Information School: https://www.dinfos.dma.mil/<br /> DINFOS PAVILION: https://pavilion.dinfos.edu/

      04/06/2021