Yael Bar tur is a social media consultant who previously served as the director of social media and digital strategy for the New York City Police Department.
Born and raised in Israel, Yael served in the Israeli Army as a foreign press liaison and holds a Master's Degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she wrote her thesis on police use of social media. In 2016 she was named as one of the International Association of Chiefs of Police "40 under 40," recognizing 40 law enforcement professionals under the age of 40 from around the world that demonstrate leadership and exemplify commitment to their profession. In 2018, Yael was awarded the Hemmerdinger Award for Excellence for distinguished public service by the New York City Police Foundation.
Yael Bar tur’s Session(s):
12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m. PT —
Within crisis communications, social media has become a valuable tool to be able to get out critical information quickly to the right people. This panel will walk through best practices to make sure your team is equipped with the right protocols to help you support your community in a crisis through coordinated, collaborative communications on your social channels.
Discussion topics include: