23 Tutorials on How to Effectively Use Social Media When the Next Katrina Hits

Today marks two years since Hurricane Isaac and ten years since Hurricane Katrina.

Isaac Flooding Gerard BraudIn that short time between these two hurricanes, media relations and crisis communications has been affected by social media and technology.

Are you ready to effectively communicate in your next big natural disaster, be it a tornado, snow storm, forest fire or hurricane?

Today we share tips on how to weather your storm with effective crisis communications, based on my coverage of Hurricane Isaac last year.

With seven feet of water in my yard, white caps rolling down my driveway, thousands of snakes, four 10-foot alligators and no electricity, I was able to broadcast live to CNN and The Weather Channel.

This series of 23 tutorials tells you how I did it and how you can do it too. Enjoy!

To view more videos on my hurricane coverage click here.

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Click here to read Lesson #1 Why Be An iReporter 

 

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Click here to read Lesson #2 Game Changers in Crisis Communication and iReporting

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Click here to read Lesson #3 Set Up Your IReporter Account 

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Click here to read Lesson #4 What is News?

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Click here to watch Lesson #5 Hurricane Isaac: iReports Before, During and After. Is This Guy Crazy?

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Click here to read Lesson #6 Get the Right Tools to be a CNN iReporter

 

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Click here to read Lesson #7 How a Guy in Mandeville, Louisiana Became a Source of Breaking News 

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Click here to read Lesson #8 How and Why to tell a Compare and Contrast Story 

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Click Here to Read Lesson #9 What to Say in Your iReport

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Click here to read Lesson #10 Manage the Expectations of Your Audience

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Click here to read Lesson #11 Where You Should Look When Using an iPad or Iphone for an iReport

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Click here to read Lesson #12 Good Lighting for Your iReport

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Click here to read Lesson #13 How to Manage Your Audio

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Click here to read Lesson #14 How to Properly Frame Your Video 

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Click here to read Lesson #15 When to use earbuds and headsets

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Click here to read Lesson #16 How and Why to Plan Movement in Your iReport

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Click here to read Lesson #17 The Secrets to Using Skype for a Live CNN Interview 

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Click here to read Lesson #18 Secrets to a Professional Reporter Style “Standup” While Holding Your IPhone at Arm’s Length 

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Click here to read Lesson #19 How to Shoot Great B-Roll  

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Click here to read Lesson #20 Learn Why Crap is King When it Comes to TV 

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Click here to read Lesson #21 Get Great New iReporter Gadgets 

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Click here to read Lesson #22 Keep it Short

 

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Click here to read Lesson #23 Final Thoughts on How You Can be an Award Winning iReporter

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