Office of Communications

The City of Pensacola seeks to inform its residents, businesses and visitors by engaging in a proactive communications system. This approach recognizes that one of the most effective and quickest ways to communicate City policies and activities to citizens is by working in partnership with the news media. 

The Mayor's Office of Communications:

  • Provides strategic counsel on message development for the Mayor and the various departments, divisions, and enterprises of the City;
  • Plans and executes special events and projects that advance administrative priorities;
  • Manages relationships with local, regional, and national print, broadcast and online media outlets;
  • And organizes Mayoral press conferences, local and national interviews, and announcements.
The Office of Communications also manages digital communications such as the Mayor's UPwords newsletter and the City's various social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Public Information
  1. Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added 3,300 New Jobs Over the Year

    Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 3,300 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, declining by 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Read on...
  2. TSA Pre Check Enrollment Center

    Pensacola International Airport invites passengers to enroll in the popular TSA Pre expedited screening program from November 7, 2016, through November 11, 2016, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Read on...
  3. Levin Center for IHMC Research

    Mayor Ashton Hayward, City Council President Charles Bare, City Councilman Larry Johnson, City Councilman Brian Spencer, and other local leaders attended the ribbon cutting for the new Levin Center Institute for Human and Machine Cognition Research. Read on...
  4. Community Maritime Park Finalist for 2016 Award of Excellence

    The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a nonprofit research and education organization has selected the Vince Whibbs Community Maritime Park as one of three finalists for the North Florida 2016 Awards of Excellence. Read on...
  5. VT MAE Ready to Break Ground

    Last week, City Council members approved several measures related to VT MAE that will now clear the way for the aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul business set to relocate to Pensacola International Airport. Read on...
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  1. Vernon Stewart

    Public Information Officer
    Phone: 850-435-1623

Media Inquiries

Inquiries from the news media are given a high priority by the City of Pensacola and will be responded to as quickly and efficiently as possible within reason. 

To make a media inquiry click here!

Media Policy

The media policy exists to provide an effective framework to facilitate the timely, accurate and efficient dissemination of information to news media outlets.

To view the media policy click here!