Office of the Press Secretary to the Mayor
The Office of the Press Secretary to the Mayor serves as the media relations conduit between the executive branch of City government and the public. The Office is the primary contact for the news media and serves as public relations advisor to the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer.
In an ongoing attempt to keep the citizenry informed relating to municipal operations, the office produces a broad variety of communications materials that includes social media content, video content, press releases, newsletters, brochures, annual reports and other publications. The office also informs the public through the city's website and its government access cable channel (Channel 17).
Jim Nolan, Press Secretary to Mayor Levar Stoney
Jim Nolan, a former political reporter at the Richmond Times Dispatch, serves as the press secretary for Mayor Levar Stoney as well as the director of the Office of the Press Secretary. In his capacity as press secretary, Jim responds to media inquiries and oversees the dissemination of important information to the public.
News reporters seeking information or an interview with a city official should contact the Press Secretary to the Mayor using any of the contact methods below:
Press Secretary's Office
City of Richmond
900 E. Broad St., Suite 201
Richmond, VA 23219