Public Relations & Media Services is a three-tiered, comprehensive communications department including public relations and information; television services; and audio-visual tech service. Agency functions include media relations, public awareness campaigns, HCTV-Channel 17 operations, crisis communications, publications, web design, photography and other products and services offered by the department. The department directs the county’s communications program and increases awareness and understanding of government activities and policies to corporate and private residents, civic organizations, the media, county officials, employees, and other jurisdictions throughout the Commonwealth and the nation.
Henrico County Television (HCTV Channel 17) is on the air around the clock broadcasting original programs, news and information about county events. In addition, Public Relations & Media Services assists internal departments with video production and audio-visual presentation services.