Office Of Communications

About Us

The Mayor’s Office of Communications provides strategic counsel on message development for the Mayor and the City of Mount Vernon. This office is often the first stop for reporters who are seeking information about the City of Mount Vernon. The office manages relationships with dozens of local and national print, broadcast and online media outlets and organizes Mayoral press conferences and other announcements.

Media Inquiries

In order to ensure a timely response to your deadline, we respectfully request that all media inquiries be sent to the following address:

Digital Communications and Social Media

The Mayor's Office of Communications manages digital communications through the City of Mount Vernon website at and via social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Scheduling Requests

All non-media scheduling requests for Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard should be submitted through the Scheduling Office's portal available Here.