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Gerald Walker
Director of Communications



3667 Main St.
College Park, GA  30337

Phone: (404) 767-1537
Fax: (404) xxx-xxxx

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Communications Director’s Office is a division of the City Manager’s Office. The mission of the Office of Communications is to provide accurate, open and comprehensive information about the city of College Park; to prepare marketing campaigns to highlight College Park’s positive endeavors, programs, policies, services and future plans.  The Director of Communications manages College Park’s government cable channel (TV-23) which live streams via the web. (click link)

The Director of Communications disseminates press releases, media advisories and responds to media inquiries; for a full list of past and recent releases, see links below:

2016 Press Releases
2015 Media Releases
2013 Press Releases
2012 Press Releases
2011 Press Releases
2010 Press Releases
2009 Press Releases
2008 Press Releases

Additionally, the Director of Communications produces a wide range of electronic & print media ad campaigns, produces television announcements, manages/updates the city’s website, and provides guidance for departments’ management of individual pages under the collegeparkga.com website.

The Director of Communications is the primary point of contact for media inquiries; however, both public safety departments (CPPD and Fire Rescue) have structured media response capabilities at the discretion of each department director (Chief of Police, Fire Chief).  When a public safety emergency generates media inquiries, the respective public safety departments have full latitude to hold press conferences, make statements and/or release information to the local and national media outlets.   

The Communications Office also oversees and coordinates many events and programs dedicated to community outreach. The Communications Director coordinates city-wide outreach and marketing utilizing a wide variety of industry techniques.

Information is delivered through the mass media, College Park's website, social media, and other effective means. The Office of Communications provides support to city staff for media awareness campaigns and suggests ways to enhance public communication based on trends, available resources and the timely exchange of information.



Services Provided
· Media Relations, including Social Media
· Speeches and Presentations
· Spokesperson / Media Training
· Public Relations Services for City Departments
· Special Projects, event planning 
· Photography & Videography
· Programming for College Park Govt. Television Cable TV-23



College Park City Hall
3667 Main St.
College Park, GA 30337
Phone: (404) 767-1537