Media Relations Protocol


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.  


City Access

All media outlets are required to notify the City of North Bay before entering City property. The media must also notify the City of North Bay 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.