Media

Overview



The Montrose County Media Relations Manager works within the Office of County Management at the direction of the County Manager.  This website is representative of county outreach efforts on social media, news releases, and calendar information to inform the public of upcoming events.

Responsibilities



The Montrose County Media Relations Manager is responsible for disseminating news related to Montrose County elected offices and departments, scheduling and developing public presentations and meetings, and public outreach as directed by the Board of County Commissioners and Elected Officials.  This position is also responsible for acting as the Public Information Officer in the Incident Command Staff during an emergency.  The Media Relations Manager also updates and maintains county social media and the Montrose County website. 

Additional Information



All media for Montrose County is handled centrally by the Office of County Management's Media Relations Manager.  All current news releases may be found at county news updates listed below.  Updates are also posted to the county's Twitter handle (@montrose_county) or the following Facebook pages:

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Montrose County
Montrose County Sheriff's Office
Montrose County Veterans Service Officer
Montrose County Fair & Rodeo
Montrose County Empowering Dads Program
Montrose Regional Airport Tribute to Aviation

For media inquiries, please call Media Relations Manager Katie Yergensen at 970-252-4505 (office) or 970-964-8701 (cell) or email kyergensen@montrosecounty.net

Contact Us

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    Katie Yergensen
    Media Relations Manager
    Email

    Address
    317 South 2nd Street
    Montrose, CO 81401


    Email Address
    kyergensen@montrosecounty.net

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    (except holidays)

    Ph: 970-252-4505
    Cell: 970-964-8701

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