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Communications Director: Michael Grider
Phone: 865-215-4750

Communications Manager: Jennifer Linginfelter
Phone: 865-215-4579

Department Information

Knox County's Office of Communications, part of the Department of Communications and Community Outreach, handles various aspects of communications for the Executive Branch of government in Knox County, including media relations. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is committed to ensuring openness and transparency in local government as a means of restoring and maintaining public trust.

Knox County citizens seeking public information, as well as members of the media seeking an interview or information concerning the various Executive Branch departments, should contact Communications Director Michael Grider at or at the phone number listed above.

The Office of Communications and Information Technology Department have provided this online resource, which contains photos and other images, for your convenience.

If there are other resources you would like to see included, please let us know. Our goal is to make this resource as user friendly as possible.

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City County Building
400 Main Street
Suite 615
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-4750

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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