Session: Importance of Positive Community Relations
Promoting science- and fact-based discussions about nuclear energy and spent nuclear fuel has been one of John Dobken’s passions for a decade.
He gets ample opportunity to do just that in his role of public information officer and media relations manager for the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and Southern California Edison. John manages relationships with local and national media, as well as social media channels and participates in community outreach.
Prior to joining SCE, John led external engagement strategies for Energy Northwest, owner and operator of Columbia Generating Station in Washington state.
John has a master’s degree in business management and a journalism degree from San Diego State University. He worked as a television news anchor and reporter for 14 years at various stations across the country.