Bureau of Communications and Special Events

About the Bureau of Communications

Communications provides information about City government to the public and promotes quality of life in the city by producing and supporting special events. It is responsible for City’s marketing, promotion, and advertising activities and provides graphic, photo, video, audio and information services to City departments. It conducts major promotional campaigns, news conferences and performs media relations. It oversee the content on the City's website and social media pages . The Bureau documents City events on photo and video, maintains the City’s large contemporary and historical print, negative slide and video collections. It produces the  documentation, training and development needs and books public tours of City Hall.


Barbara Pierce, Director
Room 202A, City Hall, 30 Church St.
Rochester, NY, 14614
Email: Barbara.Pierce@cityofrochester.gov