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Service Name: Division News Releases & Media Relations
Service Phone: 206-296-8304
Service Fax: 206-296-8352
Service Mail Stop: KSC - NR-0703
Group Name: DNRP - Public Affairs Unit
Description: All elements of media relations including strategic planning, media contact and interviews; communications plans; plan, research and write news releases, fact sheets, letters to editors and op-eds; plan, coordinate and stage media events; distribute news releases to news organizations; post news releases on Web; coordinate Executive participation in news events; interview coaching; editing.
Instructions: Except for the Wastewater Treatment Division (see contact list below), all media relations and contact with reporters are handled through Public Affairs. Staff will advise on who is authorized and appropriate to be interviewed about a particular subject and coordinate with the Executive's Communications Director when appropriate. For announcements and news releases, always give staff as much advance notice as possible - one or two weeks for routine things, two months if you would like the Executive to participate. For long-term and large projects, integrate media relations staff in initial meetings and planning. Potential material for news coverage includes any work, accomplishment, milestone or legislation that illustrates the value of our work, major change in our work or operations or any work that is potentially controversial. Carolyn Duncan, 296-8304 - Major DNRP and Executive initiatives, potentially controversial issues or work, first contact after hours emergencies, Endagnered Species Act (ESA), Brightwater, Solid Waste Division (SWD) Business Plan, Lower Duwamish cleanup. Logan Harris, 263-6550 - Parks events and operations, all Water and Land Resources Division (WLRD) issues including ESA, backup after hours emergencies. Brooke Bascom, 296-8263 - Parks policy, stakeholders and transfers, all SWD issues, backup after hours emergencies. Gary Larson, 263-6157 - All Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD)including Brightwater and Lower Duwamish, first contact for WTD after hours emergencies
Contact Name: Logan Harris
Contact Phone: 206-477-4516
Contact Fax: 206-296-8352
Service TTY: 711-
Contact Mail Stop: KSC-NR-0700
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