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.

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Media Contacts

Nikki Ripley 
Communication and Media Relations Manager
Citywide Issues, Mayor/Council/Manager, Economic Development
P: 480-350-8846
C: 480-313-8850
F: 480-350-8996

Kris Baxter-Ging – Public Information Officer
Economic Development, Diversity, Community Development, Historic Preservation, Social Media
P: 480-858-2059
C: 480-250-5198

Marie Chapple Camacho – Public Information Officer
Fire Medical Rescue Dept.(non-emergency) and Dementia Friendly Tempe
C: 480-848-6899

Amanda Nelson – Public Information Officer
P: 480-350-2707
C: 480-250-5177

Melissa Quillard – Public Information Officer
Community Services (Recreation, College Connect, Kidzone, Library, Tempe History Museum)
P: 480-350-8805
C: 480-622-8157

Shannon Reed – Public Information Officer
Public Works (Recycling, Solid Waste), Water, Sustainability, Golf, Neighborhoods, Tempe 311
P: 480-350-8101
C: 480-639-9045

TaiAnna Yee – Public Information Officer
P: 480-350-8551
C: 480-250-6662

Tempe Police Department

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

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