Media Query Response Guide
Follow these protocols to respond when the media starts inquiring.
Public Affairs professionals maintain public trust by keeping their units, commanders and the American people informed. A big part of that task is answering questions from media representatives. That way, when media representatives tell the story they want to tell, they have access to accurate information. A media query involves more than simply answering the questions the reporter prepares; there are several steps the PAO must complete. Follow this checklist to confirm nothing is missed when a media query comes in.