The Office of Communications keeps the public and city employees advised of city-related news and information. In addition, staff is responsible for media relations for the city and assists the City Manager with special projects and campaigns. The Office of Communications also provides assistance to departments with public relations and marketing needs.
Roanoke Reports Roanoke Reports is the City of Roanoke's electronic newsletter for citizens. Each month, the flip-book style format features different stories about things happening in the city. The newsletter is sent via email on the 1st Monday of each month. Click here to sign up. Click here to read past Roanoke Reports articles.
The Office of Communications regularly sends out news releases about city events and initiatives. Read our latest news releases. Click here to sign up to receive news releases by e-mail.
In addition to traditional communication tools, the Office of Communications uses social media to engage with a broader spectrum of citizens. The city has become a local government leader in social media with more than 50 social media pages and more than 170,000 followers. Click here for more information and to view a complete list of department social media pages.