Public Information Officer

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The Public Information Officer (PIO) serves as the primary spokesperson for the City of North Myrtle Beach. The PIO performs professional work in the timely and efficient communication of City information to:

  • Citizens
  • City Council
  • Departments
  • The news media
  • The public
  • Staff members


Duties of the Public Information Officer include:

  • Keeping the public informed about City programs, services, activities, and issues
  • Coordinating media relations in emergency response situations
  • Responding to inquiries or comments from the public
  • Responding to media requests
  • Responding to requests for information or documents under the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act
  • Writing news releases for City events
  • Publishing the quarterly City newsletter and developing other publications
  • Maintaining the City’s television channel
  • Representing the City on a local monthly television program