The Public Information Office is responsible for the timely dissemination of information about the City of Newport Beach to the news media and community. The division oversees media relations, community outreach and communication activities for the departments within Newport Beach City Hall and works closely with the public information officers in the City’s Police, Fire and Library Departments.

The Public Information Office also manages operations and oversees all programming for NBTV, the City’s government access cable TV channel (shown on Time-Warner 30 and Cox 852). NBTV produces original programs, airs City Council and Planning Commission meetings, and contains a community bulletin board. NBTV programming can also be viewed through the City website.

The City's Public Information Office is a division of the City Manager's Office and is located at Newport Beach City Hall, 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, California, 92660.  For more information, please contact Tara Finnigan at tfinnigan@newportbeachca.gov or 949-644-3035 or Mary Locey at mlocey@newportbeachca.gov or 949-644-3031.

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Media Contacts

Citywide 

Tara Finnigan
Mary Locey

949-644-3035
949-644-3031 
Fire 

Matt Brisbois

949-795-2633 
Library & Cultural Arts   

Katherine Mielke 

949-717-3816 
Police 

Jennifer Manzella   

949-644-3662 

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