Office of Communications
MISSION STATEMENT To create and maintain open, honest, and effective lines communication between the County of Franklin, its employees, and the citizens we serve.
The Franklin County Commissioners are dedicated to maintaining transparency related to the County’s operations, actions, programs, objectives, and achievements. The Office of Communications plays a vital role in this initiative by offering open, honest, consistent messaging and timely dissemination of information to internal and external audiences.
Our department works diligently to deliver information to Franklin County citizens.
Our goal is to keep all audiences informed, educated, and engaged using traditional, digital, and emerging media outlets. The department oversees communications for the Commissioners’ Office and provides communications support for all county departments. We also work hand-in-hand with the Department of Emergency Services to boost emergency communications in the event of a crisis.
The Office of Communications is a resource to our residents, the news media, County leadership and the organization as a whole.
Main Functions of the Department:
- Public Information
- Media relations
- Community relations
- Employee communications
- Website content management
- Crisis communication support
- Special events
For News and Media:
The Office of Communications responds to media requests and queries from the press via this MEDIA REQUEST FORM.
Up-to-date news and information can be found on the County's PRESS RELEASES page as well as through our social media accounts.
Right to Know requests should be directed to the Open Records Officer.
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