Media Interviews and Department Requests

Interviews & Stories

 For County Departments and Offices (internal use only)


  • Communications Procedure - Read how the Public Affairs Division assists Commissioners Court offices and departments with all their communication needs. Elected/appointed officials may also choose utilize the Public Affairs Division for their communication needs.

  • Public Affairs Request Form - Use this form to request assistance from the Public Affairs Division. Read services and deadlines for services below:
Failure to abide by deadlines listed may result in the Public Affairs Division being unable to accommodate your request for assistance.
Description of Service  Deadline:
Major event planning & coordination, i.e., conferences, special events, fairs, etc.
At least six months prior to event
Resolution/proclamation/recognition in Commissioners Court
At least three weeks prior to requested date
Coordinating a press conference
At least one week prior to event
Sending a press release to the media
At least one week prior to event
Scheduling media (radio, television, print) interview or spot
At least one week prior to event
Posting a calendar listing on the County website online calendar
At least 10 business days in advance of your event
Posting a "Latest News" announcement on the County website
At least 10 business days in advance of your event
Posting an announcement on the County's Facebook and Twitter Pages
At least 1 day in advance of your event or the announcement start date
Video coverage of event
At least one month in advance of event
Creation of video/PSA
At least six months in advance
Photo coverage of event
At least one week in advance
Creating or updating web pages
At least 2 weeks in advance for minor revisions or 1 month in advance for Web page design or content development)
Creation of print material/graphic design/content development
At least three months in advance
Talking points
At least two weeks in advance
Email distribution to County Department Heads/Elected Officials
At least one day in advance; subject to approval
Email distribution to County Employees
At least one day in advance; subject to approval