To ensure a timely response to your deadline, we request that all media inquiries be sent to the following individuals.
Director of Communications
Digital Communications and Social Media
The Mayor's Office of Communications shares the mayor’s announcements and priorities via social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Twitter, Instagram, and Tik Tok.
The Houston Municipal Channel 16 provides coverage of City of Houston council meetings, committee meetings and events led by Mayor Whitmire, City Council and department directors.
There are several ways to watch on the following cable systems:
Comcast (Ch. 16)
Phonoscope (Ch. 73 & 99)
Suddenlink (Ch. 14)
AT&T U-verse (Ch. 99)
The Mayor's Office of Communications creates proclamations, certificates and letters signed by the mayor to congratulate, honor or recognize a city of Houston resident or organization. Houstonians may request them through our office. PHONE: 832.393.0802 or e-mail email@example.com
Full details on how you can obtain a ceremonial document.
Public Information Requests
The Texas Public Information Act (the "TPIA") gives the public the right to request access to government information. Requests for information maintained by the Office of the Mayor may be made in writing or electronically at the following locations:
Mayor's Communications Office
901 Bagby, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Submit request via online records portal
For more information on public information requests with the City of Houston, please click here.
Video messages are reserved for individuals, organizations and events that positively contribute to the economic, social and/or cultural fabric of the City of Houston. https://www.houstontx.gov/mayor/video-message-request.html.
All non-media scheduling requests for Mayor Whitmire should be submitted through the Scheduling Office's portal available at https://www.houstontx.gov/myrscheduling/.