If you are a reporter in need of assistance with a story, please check the following list of media relations contacts for all City departments. To email a public information officer, click the link on their name listed below.

Contact the Communications and Public Information Office (CPIO) for information on the following departments: 

City Manager’s Office, Budget, Building Services, City Clerk, Civil Rights, Community Court, Fleet, Forensic Science, Government Relations, Information Security, Innovation, Labor Relations, Law, Medical Officer, Municipal Court, Project Connect, and the Resilience Office.

For media inquiries related to the winter weather response please call 512-974-0639.
 

  Office Cell
CPIO media@austintexas.gov 
Main PIO Media Line  512-974-2220  
Andy Tate 512-974-1864 512-956-7930
Yasmeen Hassan 512-974-7925 737-443-9550
Shelley Parks 512-974-6731 512-699-9281
     
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Patty Martinez 512-972-9868 512-736-2732
Matilda Sanchez-Vichique 512-972-9806 512-762-6250
Marisa Potter 512-972-9802 512-751-6472
     
Animal Services  
Kelsey Cler 512-978-0586  
     
Auditor    
Patricia Fraga 512-974-2570 512-680-1012
     
Austin Center for Events
Maggie Holman 512-978-4656 214-477-1449
     
Austin Energy Communications@AustinEnergy.com
Main PIO Media Line 512-322-6514
Marissa Monroy 512-322-6004 915-355-5854
Jennifer Herber 512-505-3576 512-299-1740
Matthew Mitchell 512-567-1439
     
Austin Water awpublicinformation@austintexas.gov
Main PIO Media Line 512-972-0499  
Geneva Guerrero 512-974-2461 512-992-9346
Emlea Chanslor 512-972-0145 512-350-8410
Erik Luna 512-972-0398 512-538-3737
Scott Sticker 512-972-0226 512-757-2214
     
Aviation (ABIA/AUS) AUSMedia@FlyAustin.com
On-Call PIO   512-715-4287
Sam Haynes (Interim Manager)    
Bailey Grimmett    
Elizabeth Ferrer    
     
Code    
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-9222  
Isis Lopez 512-974-3649 512-705-5638
Veneza Bremner 512-596-7439  
Tara Long 512-765-3804 512-765-3804
     
Communications and Technology Management  
Kate Wilson 512-974-9058  
     
Convention Center    
Terri McBride 512-404-4020  
Derick Hackett 512-404-4021  
     
Corridor Program Office    
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-4276  
Lauren Ramirez 512-974-7898  
Jessica Engelhardt    
     
Development Services    
Robbie Searcy 512-974-9737 512-417-3281
Maggie Holman 512-978-4656 214-477-1449
     
Economic Development EDD@austintexas.gov
Veronica Samo 512-974-7636 512-213-9049
Morgan Messick    
     
Emergency Medical Service EMSPIO@austintexas.gov
Non-Breaking News 512-972-7272  
Breaking News    512-802-0012
Captain Darren Noak 512-972-7205 737-990-6795
Captain Christa Stedman 512-972-7218 737-990-6796
     
Equity Office    
Enakshi Ganguly 512-978-1569  
     
Financial Services (including Real Estate)    
Sarah Torchin 512-974-7141 512-825-2929
Briana Gowing (Telecomms & Regulatory Affairs) 512-974-7741 512-550-6106
     
Fire Department FirePIO@AustinTexas.Gov
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-0150  
Emergency Incident Info   512-949-8942
Michelle Tanzola 512-974-0151  
Lisa Cortinas 512-974-5072  
     
Homeland Security & Emergency Management    
Winter Weather Response 512-974-0639  
On-Call PIO    512-974-0599
Sara Henry 512-974-0470 512-554-7508
     
Housing and Planning  
Kasi Jackson 512-974-2243 512-902-4717
     
Human Resources    
Deborah Jennings 512-974-2860  
     
Office of Police Oversight    
Sara Peralta 512-974-6034  
     
Parks and Recreation Department    
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-6723  
John Nixon 512-974-2464 512-786-7794
Kanya Lyons 512-974-6589 737-900-7059
     
Police Department Police3@AustinTexas.Gov
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-5017  
On-Call PIO / After Hours   512-974-8105
Brandon Jones 512-924-9405 512-924-9405
Saul Gray 512-974-5348 512 457-1716
Rodolfo Maya   512-924-0160
     
Public Health APHmedia@austintexas.gov
Jen Samp 512-972-6115 737-610-9222
William Malm 512-972-5259 737-262-9633
Chrisola Webb (Homelessness)  512-550-7041
   
Public Library    
Baylor Johnson 512-974-7319  
     
Public Works Department PWDpio2@austintexas.gov  
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-7111  
Kyle Carvell 512-974-7139 512-574-5144
Emily Smith 512-974-6512  
Cheyenne Dolin 512-974-6541
     
Resource Recovery    
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-1800  
Keri Greenwalt 512-974-7847 512-693-9596
Paul Bestgen 512-974-1025  
Alyssa Armstrong 512-974-4322  
     
Small and Minority Business Resources  
Eddie Bynog 512-974-7677  
     
Sustainability    
Shannon Stewart 512-974-2341  
     
Transportation    
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-8000  
Jeff Stensland 512-978-1511  
Jack Flagler 512-978-1631 207-776-9791
     
Watershed Protection    
Main PIO Media Line 512-974-1450  
Susan Garnett 512-974-7064
Stephanie Lott 512-974-2799 512-298-8282
Joan Esquivel 512-974-3371  
Jennifer Olohan 512-974-3352 737-262-9509