Media Relations Protocol

All media releases and queries are managed by the Communications and Strategic Development Office. 



The City will respond to media requests during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All requests will be responded to in an appropriate time frame, according to time of receipt.  All media requests should be directed to:

Jaclyn Bucik, Communications and Strategic Development Officer, at 705-474-0400 ext. 2522. 


City Access

All media outlets are required to notify the Communications and Strategic Development Office before entering City property. The media must also notify Communications and Strategic Development before filming, photographing or interviewing City employees. Written consent may be required in this instance.


After hours

The City of North Bay only extends after hours service to media request of an urgent, operational nature.  Media requests received outside of business hours will be addressed the next business day. 


Response Time

Please note media requests from accredited media outlets (representatives of a recognized media organization) are given priority.  Media requests from non-accredited media outlets and students will be logged and dealt with in sequence.