Contact Communications Office

The Wake County Communications Office stands ready to assist members of the media with questions they may have regarding Wake County. For your convenience, we've listed the members of the team. If you are not sure who should handle your request, contact Communications Director Dara Demi at 919-856-7547 or email communications@wakegov.com.

Contacts

Chief Communications Officer
Dara Demi
919-856-7547

External Communications Director
Stacy Beard
919-805-8480

External Communications Manager
Alice Avery
919-856-7550

Senior Communications Consultant
John Hamlin
919-856-7537

Communications Consultant
Arevik Badalyan-Drewek

Communications Consultant
Leah Holdren
919-856-7330

After-Hours Access

919-857-WAKE (919-857-9253)
communications@wakegov.com

The Wake County Communications Office will respond to after-hours and holiday media calls via a pager system. Members of the news media needing immediate assistance may call 919-857-WAKE (919-857-9253) to be connected with the on-call staff member. The Communications Office may also be contacted by email at communications@wakegov.com.

EMS, Sheriff’s Office and Wake County Public Schools

Wake EMS
Brian Brooks
919-856-6579

Wake County Public Schools
Tim Simmons
919-431-7802

Sheriff's Office
Eric Curry
919-291-2095