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. Community Outreach Meeting

    Interested persons are hereby notified that the City of Pensacola is proposing to submit a request for funding for Brownfield Cleanup and Community-wide Assessment grants. The City will be holding a meeting to solicit public input into the program. Read on...
  2. Pensacola Ranked as One of the Best American Towns for Holiday Shopping

    Pensacola was named one of the best American towns for local holiday shopping in a feature by Expedia Viewfinder. To determine the rankings, Expedia Viewfinder analyzed millions of social media conversations and found the towns talking about shopping ... Read on...
  3. Gifted Portrait of Galvez Unveiled by Pensacola Heritage Foundation

    This week, we unveiled a gifted portrait of Bernardo de Galvez with the Pensacola Heritage Foundation at City Hall. The portrait was given to us by Granaderos y Damas de ... Read on...
  4. Chicago Cubs Shortstop Addison Russell Receives Key to the City

    As fans gathered at City Hall, Mayor Ashton Hayward honored 2012 Pace High graduate and Pensacola native Addison Russell with a proclamation and a key to the city. Russell, starting shortstop for the Chicago Cubs ... Read on...
  5. Relay for Life of Pensacola Family Day

    Come join Relay for Life of Pensacola for a fun Family Day! There will be lots of games, a bouncy house, face painting, a show by Animal Tales, and a meet-and-greet with Santa! Tickets are $5.00 and include food! Please contact... 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!