Public Information

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  1. Winter Youth Sports Registration

    Winter Youth Sports Registration is now open until November 3. Read on...
  2. 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
  3. Senior Information Summit

    The City of Charleston Mayor's Office on Aging, Trident Area Agency on Aging and the Louis Waring, Jr. Senior Center present the Senior Information Summit on Tuesday, October 29th at the Waring Senior Center, 2001 Henry Tecklenburg Drive. 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