Public Information Office
The Public Information Office (PIO) is a division of the City Managerís Office. The mission of the PIO is to provide accurate, open and comprehensive information about the city of Henderson, its programs, policies, services and future plans in a timely manner to those who live, work and play in the city of Henderson.
The PIO is the point of contact for all media inquiries. In an emergency, the PIO coordinates communications efforts as appropriate with local, state and national governmental agencies that may be involved in the crisis event. The PIO will disseminate press releases, respond to media inquiries, produce radio and television announcements, maintain/update the city Web site, provide logistics and support for press conferences, and serve in supporting other forms of communications as needed.
The Office also oversees and coordinates many events and programs dedicated to community outreach. The PIO outreach efforts are designed to enhance and foster a sense of community within the city of Henderson.
Information is delivered through the mass media, the city Web site, social media, and other effective means. The Public Information Office provides support to city staff for media awareness campaigns and suggests ways to enhance public communication.