The Communications Office, a division of the City Manager's Office, is the primary hub for media inquiries, coordinating interviews, providing information about City topics, programs, services and events, and conducting news conferences. Our team serves as the connector between the media and the City of Santa Clara in providing responsive communication.
About Santa Clara
City: General media inquiries are handled during office hours between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During regular business hours, contact Director of Communications Lenka Wright, 408-615-5515 or email, or the Communications Office via email.
For urgent matters after hours, call or text the Communications Office at 669-243-8467.
Police: For Santa Clara Police Department media inquiries, contact Police PIO, Captain Wahid Kazem, 408-615-4864 or email.
Fire: For Santa Clara Fire Department media inquiries, contact Fire PIO, Battalion Chief Drew Miller, 408-784-6228 or email.
EOC Activation: When the City's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated, the media line (408-615-2181) is also activated as a main phone number, staffed 24/7, for media inquiries regarding significant emergency situations.