David interviews James Kliemt, Senior Digital Media Officer for the Queensland Police Service. James created and maintains the largest Police Facebook page in the English-speaking world. He grew this Facebook page to three quarters of a million likes in a state with a population of 4.5 million. James Kliemt has received many awards for his leadership in social media by State Government, Federal Government and independent sources. James also led award-winning projects for police blogs and a real-time emergency management website for the State of Queensland.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
5:52 The paper that convinced the QLD Police to start social media
15:50 How social media became the go-to news channel for the QLD floods (one of Australia’s largest natural disasters in decades)
29:23 The QLD Police’s future with social media in the next 6 months