• Media Inquiries

    RCPS values transparency and believes in open and honest communication. The Communications & Marketing Department is committed to responding as quickly as possible to media representatives while also protecting the privacy of our students and employees. All requests for information, including interviews, photos, and statements, should be directed to media@rcps.info.

    Please review our Media Guide below to learn more about Roanoke City Public Schools and our news guidelines.

    For public records requests, please visit RCPS' Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) webpage for more information. Contact FOIA Officer Dr. H. Alan Seibert at (540) 853-2007 or foiaofficer@rcps.info to make a FOIA request. 

    Media Guide

    The Communications and Marketing Department supports Roanoke City Public Schools students, staff, and schools by sharing timely stories and information with the community. RCPS values its longstanding partnership with local media, and this Media Guide serves as a tool to support media partners.

    Download a copy of the Media Guide, or view it below.

  • RCPS Media Contacts

  • Media Inquiries

  • Records Requests

  • Access to School Property

  • RCPS Newsroom

  • General Guidelines

  • Athletics

  • RCPS Fact Sheet

  • Social Media

  • Site Reference Guidelines

  • Coordinator of Communications & Public Relations
    Claire Mitzel
    (540) 853-6164 | cmitzel@rcps.info

    Communications & Marketing is led by:

    Kelly Sandrighe
    Kelly Sandridge
    Chief Communications & Community Engagement Officer
    (540) 853-2816  |  ksandridge@rcps.info