Media Requests

Many media requests can be most efficiently handled by filling out this form:

The requests will generate an immediate email notification to our team and provide us the details we need to begin process your request as efficiently as possible.

 

Media requests for the Detroit Police Department can be handled by filling out this form:

Reporter requests for information or interviews can be made to the city's press office by filling out:

If you need to contact a specific communications team member from the city or one of its related agencies, please refer to the contact list below.

Updated 7/30/21

Mayor’s Office/Central Staff

John Roach
Media Relations Director
(313) 244-7857
[email protected]

Corey McIsaac
Deputy Media Relations Director
(248) 870-8620
[email protected]

Vickie Thomas
Communications Director
(313) 480-2962
[email protected]

Rose Love
Communications Manager
(313) 850-1940
[email protected]

Bryan Warrick
Publicist
(734) 620-2384
[email protected]

City Departments

Media Contact Department or Agency
Rudy Harper
2nd Deputy Chief for Media Relations
(313) 597-5552
[email protected]
Detroit Police Department
Detroit Police Department Public
(313) 596-2200
[email protected]
Detroit Police Department
Dave Fornell
Deputy Fire Commissioner
(937) 474-3498
[email protected]
Detroit Fire Department
Christopher Kopicko
Public Information Manager
(313) 224-3758
[email protected]
Homeland Security & Emergency Mgt.
Ryan Foster
Press Secretary
(313) 920-7379
[email protected]
Demolition Department
Barbara Roethler
Director of Marketing and Communications
(313) 400-7107
[email protected]
Health Department
Bryan Peckinpaugh
Deputy Director of Public Affairs
(313) 410-2954
[email protected]
Water & Sewerage Department

Georgette C R Johnson
Press Secretary
(313) 402-6872
[email protected]

Building Safety & Engineering & Department of Public Works
Jeremy Thomas
Marketing & Communications Manager
(313) 938-5078
[email protected]
Parks & Recreation, General Services Dept, Office of Sustainability
Dan Austin
(313) 820-4112
[email protected]
Planning, Housing & Development
Call Mayor's Office Chief Financial Officer, Department of Transportation

City-related Agencies

Media Contact Department or Agency
Robin Johnston
(313) 664-5587
[email protected]
Detroit at Work/DESC
Dan Austin
(313) 820-4112
[email protected]
Public Lighting Authority
Alyssa Strickland
(313) 400-0978
[email protected]
Detroit Land Bank Authority
Charlotte Fisher
(313) 303-8869
[email protected]
Detroit Economic Growth Corp.
Ericka Alexander
(313) 475-3614
[email protected]
Detroit People Mover