Communications & Outreach

The City of Canton’s Department of Communications and Outreach is tasked with developing and executing the City of Canton’s external communication strategy, coordinating and supporting internal communications for the City, developing and executing the City’s refreshed marketing and branding program, including the new website, coordinating and managing special events programming and permitting, developing and growing community event spaces, including the Historic Canton Theatre, and ensuring cohesiveness between special community outreach programs who receive Hotel/Motel Tax.

In addition to creating news releases, newsletters and reports, the department routinely handles all non-public safety press inquiries.

Communications and Outreach is also responsible for coordinating and producing the City of Canton’s promotional materials and maintains the City’s web presence through this site, plus the city’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I call for media and/or interview requests?

All government and City Council-related media and interview requests are handled by the City Public Information Officer, Communications and Outreach Director Angela Thompson. She is available at 770.704.1552 and

Canton Police Community Outreach Officer Pacer Cordry is the Public Information Officer of the Police Department. He is available for police-related inquiries at 678.852.4753 or

How can I keep up with city news?

The City of Canton sends out regular community news via our City eNEWS. Subscribe by clicking here to be the first to know about City events and news.


Angela Thompson
Communications & Outreach Director, 770.704.1552,