Dionne Waugh

Digital Communications Manager, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Dionne Waugh is the Digital Communications Manager for the Jefferson County (Colorado) Sheriff’s Office where she has managed the social media and served as a backup public information officer since 2014. Prior to that, she spent more than six years as a public information officer and unofficial social media manager for the Richmond (Virginia) Police Department. She has spoken about law enforcement and social media at numerous conferences across the country in addition to happily helping anyone in public safety who has social media questions. Waugh is a former newspaper reporter who wrote about crime, police, and the court system for several years. That experience and an ingrained curiosity for what makes people tick has fueled her desire to improve communication between people. She also loves taking photos of her food for Instagram #forkyeah #getinmybelly

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How to Tell Your Own Story with Social Media

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Many of us are trying to find the best ways to fight the social media algorithms, but there’s one thing that always resonates and that’s a good story. Take it from two former journalists who now use social media to tell tales for their agencies, good storytelling makes all the difference. Learn how to gather […]

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