Communication and Media Relations

Local, national and international media turn to the city’s Communication and Media Relations Division when they need information about Tempe programs, services and events. The division focuses on getting information to residents and businesses in Tempe through a variety of ways including newsletters, Tempe 11, media outreach, events, advertising and social media.


Nikki Ripley (480) 350-8846
Comm. & Media Relations Manager
Public Information Officer- Citywide Issues, Mayor/Council/Manager

Public Information Officers (PIO)

Marie Chapple Camacho (480) 848-6899 (mobile)
Public Information Officer - Fire (non-emergency), Dementia Friendly Tempe, Tempe PRE

Kris Baxter-Ging (480) 858-2059
Public Information Officer - Economic Development, Community Development, Diversity

Amanda Nelson (480) 350-2707
Public Information Officer -Streetcar

Melissa Quillard (480) 350-8805
Public Information Officer - Community Services; Recreation, Library, Tempe History Museum 

Shannon Reed (480) 350-8101
Public Information Officer - Public Works/Water

Web & Graphic Design
Michele Gurrieri (480) 350-8937
Web & Design Coordinator

Martha Garner (480) 350-8919
Web & Design Coordinator

Tempe 11
Jason Wolf (480) 350-8804
Video Production Coordinator

Greg Wolfe (480) 350-8862
Video Production Coordinator

Get connected
We want to hear from you. Contact the City Council and city staff anytime to express your opinions, get help with a problem or brainstorm a new idea. Visit or call 480-350-4311 to get started. All in all, it’s pretty simple, right? Get the information you need, when you need it, in the way you like it, to help make your life easier.

Affiliated Organizations

Tempe Community Council (480) 858-2300
Downtown Tempe Community (480) 355-6060
Tempe Tourism Office 1(866) 914-1052
Tempe Chamber of Commerce (480) 967-7891


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