Public Information Officer

Mission:

To release accurate and timely information, particularly regarding information on public health and safety and protection, during emergencies as well as the day-to-day activities of Knightdale.

The Office of the Public Information Officer plans, organizes, develops and implements communication strategies aimed at facilitating effective communication between the Town staff and council, residents, and external media outlets.

Citizens are the heart of Knightdale, so town government will treat all people fairly, with courtesy and respect.

Open communication is essential to an engaged citizenry, so town government will seek and provide accurate, timely information and promote public discussion of important issues.

The public information officer oversees all town communications. It produces the town's e-newsletter, maintains the town's website, produces and issues town press releases, maintains the town's social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor and Instagram), and produces or reviews all other print and electronic communications for the town. 

News & Information


The public information officer works with other town departments to provide citizens with news and information about the town, its projects, and its programs. 

The Knightdale email list is one way to stay up-to-date with town events. We encourage you to register.  The Town also provides information via social media with official Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor and Instagram accounts.

Media Relations


The public information officer works with local and national media outlets to provide information and respond to inquiries.

 

Jonas SilverJonas Silver is the Public Information Officer for the Town of Knightdale.  Mr. Silver holds a bachelors degree in communication studies from University of North Carolina Greensboro, and has worked in the field of communication for over ten years. 

Contact

Jonas Silver
Public Information Officer
Email or call 919-217-2205