Welcome to Southampton's online press office. News and information are key to local people being able to access the full range of council services, so we hope our media colleagues will find these pages a useful guide to what's happening in the city.
The Media Team is available to assist with media enquiries during normal office hours. Please be aware that the usual central contact number (023 8083 2000) is currently unavailable.
If you want to speak directly to a media officer who specialises in an area of the council's work, use the contact details below.
Media officer contact details:
Economic development and resources - Sharon Watson, 023 8083 2756 email@example.com
Housing, health and adult social care - Mike Ktomi, 023 8083 4701 firstname.lastname@example.org
Children's services, schools and community safety - Damian Cook, 023 8083 2001 email@example.com
Environment and transport, leisure, culture and heritage - call the media team on 023 8083 2000
In the event of an emergency outside of normal working hours, the press office team can be contacted through the council’s Emergency Duty Team on 023 8023 3344.
It must be stressed that this is an emergency response number only and should not be used as an out of hours contact.