Public Information

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  1. 2019 Municipal General Election Information

    The City of Charleston’s Municipal General Election will be held on November 5, 2019. Visit our Election Information page to obtain candidate filing documents, find your City Council district, access links to voter registration and eligibility, and more. Election Information Page
  2. Homeless to Hope Benefit Concert

    The Mayors’ Commission on Homelessness and Affordable Housing announced the performance lineup for the second annual Homeless to Hope Benefit Concert, which will take place Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Read on...
  3. Official City of Charleston Mobile App Now Available for Download

    On March 6, the city of Charleston officially launched its new mobile app, which gives citizens easy, mobile access to city services and information on smart phones and tablets. Read on...
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About Us

Public Information acts as liaison for local, state and national media on behalf of the city. The division provides a spokesperson for specific issues and any background information necessary for clarity of issues for the media.

This division also provides coordination for specific projects which involve media participation or any other city function which will be featured by local media.

Additional Responsibilities

The division plans and coordinates press conferences, prepares press releases, and notifies media of city events. The division coordinates city ceremonies such as ribbon cuttings, ground breaking ceremonies, and special announcements for the City of Charleston and its departments.

The division also:

  • Reviews publications produced by other departments and assists in development, creation, and dissemination of these publications.
  • Produces, plans and coordinates content and design for the City of Charleston website.

Mission

The mission of Public Information is to:

  • Facilitate internal and external communications
  • Communicate to citizens any information that may affect or benefit them as residents and visitors in the City of Charleston
  1. Jack O'Toole

    Director of Communications
    Phone: 843-724-3746

  1. Cameron P. Wolfsen

    Assistant Director of Communications
    Phone: 843-724-3746

  1. Chloe Field

    Communications Coordinator
    Phone: 843-724-3746