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Public Information Officer

Media Relations Division, Bureau of Communications

Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office (LADA)

Apply online for the “District Attorney’s Field Deputy” position at http://hr.lacounty.gov

Pay range: $5,973-$7,834 monthly

$71,676-$94,008 annually

 

About the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey leads the largest local prosecutorial office in the nation. Her staff of nearly 1,000 attorneys, 300 investigators and 800 support staff members is dedicated to protecting our community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice and the safeguarding of crime victims’ rights.

 

About the Position

 

LADA is seeking an experienced communicator to fill a vacancy in the Media Relations Division of the Bureau of Communications.  The Media Relations Division provides accurate and timely information to media about criminal prosecutions and public safety issues affecting communities in Los Angeles County.

 

The ideal candidate will possess superior writing and critical thinking abilities and a sophisticated understanding of the criminal justice system.  The incumbent will work closely with prosecutors under deadline pressure to address competing priorities including fielding media queries, drafting news releases and developing social media and web content.

 

In 2016, the Media Relations Division fielded thousands of media queries, issued more than 550 news releases and coordinated several media events.  Public information officers also attended court hearings to manage onsite news media in high profile criminal cases; executed public safety campaigns; prepared scripts for special events; and facilitated numerous interviews with prosecutors.

 

The candidate selected to join LADA’s Media Relations Division will become a part of a close-knit, dynamic team.  Our public information officers are astute, industrious and high-performing.  Most importantly, our team is dedicated to enhancing the public’s understanding of the justice system, bolstering confidence in the office’s commitment to open government and the ethical pursuit of justice.

 

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