The Office of Communication is the winner of numerous state and national communication awards, recognizing excellence in website, publications and broadcast production.The OOC organizes news conferences, special events, assists the news media, issues press releases and publishes the www.MyArlingtonTX.com website for residents. Additionally, the office manages content on the City of Arlington’s website at www.ARLINGTONTX.gov, which serves to inform and promote Arlington programs 24-hours a day. Additionally the Office of Communication, in partnership with other City departments, operates several social media sites including the City’s official Facebook page and Twitter account. These sites are governed by the City of Arlington Social Media Personnel Policy. The Office of Communication manages internal content on the Connections Portal for employees and produces a variety of special reports, brochures and news bulletins.The Office of Communication manages the live broadcasts of Arlington City Council Meetings, City Council Work Sessions, and Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings on Arlington’s government channel on Time Warner Cable and AT&T Uverse. All cable programming is also webcast on the City of Arlington website.Arlington’s government channel, called MyArlingtonTV, is home to the Access Arlington Video Bulletin Board, which provides news and information about the City of Arlington when the Office of Communication is not broadcasting meetings and original programming.The Office of Communication is also comprised of a graphics office, which assists city departments in producing documents. This office creates original desktop artwork, produces layout and design, contracts for desktop and art productions, and handles foreign language document translation.
Office of Communication
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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