Katie Nelson

Special guest

Social Media and Public Relations Coordinator for the Mountain View Police Department in northern California, specializing in social media management, speaking across the country on social media best practices, crisis communications and forming positive working relationships between law enforcement and the media.

Before joining MVPD, Katie worked as a public safety reporter for papers including the San Jose Mercury News, the East Bay Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. Published nationally, she was an award-winning journalist for her breaking news coverage of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport and her investigative work on the state Department of Social Services led to major legislative reform to protect elderly residents in California.

Katie Nelson has been a guest on 2 episodes.