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The Public Information Office operates and maintains SATV (Suddenlink cable channel 17 & 117), the City's website and its social media sites; assists the media with City-related reports; and writes and distributes press releases.
Public Information is also responsible for the photography and videography for the City, which includes recording board meetings, events, municipal commercials, special videos and more. Additionally, Public Information answers inquiries from the public daily.
Call the Public Information Office at 325-481-2727 if you have questions about San Angelo's municipal government.
In September 2016, the Public Information Office won six more statewide awards for video storytelling at the annual conference of the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors:
The Kurt Ugland Programming Impact Award for a video tribute to SAPD Sgt. Korby Kennedy, who was killed in the line of duty last year. The award honors the video that “most influenced people’s perceptions by touching their hearts and minds.” The video won the prize over an entry from the City of Austin.
“Remembering the Fallen: Sgt. Korby Kennedy” also won second place in the Documentary category.
Second place in the Public Education category for “Did Your BUTT Start this Fire?”
Second place in the Event/Program Promotion category for “#ThisPlaceMatters.”
A second-place award in Partnership Production for content produced for the Standard-Times’ 20 Under 40 recognition program of local young leaders.
In June 2016, the City of San Angelo's Public Information Office won three awards at the annual conference of the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO):
- 1st-Place, PSA (Educational) - Did Your Butt Start This Fire?
- 2nd-Place (Award of Excellence), Special or One-Time Program - Remembering the Fallen: Sgt. Korby Kennedy.
- 2nd-Place (Award of Excellence), PSA (Marketing) - Answering the Call
In February 2016, the City won top honors at the local American Advertising Awards (ADDY's)
- Best of Show: #ThisPlaceMatters: San Angelo, Texas
- Gold ADDY: #ThisPlaceMatters: San Angelo, Texas
- Gold ADDY: Answering the Call