Public Information Department
Mark Kruea, Director and Public Information Officer
Chasity Pendergrass, Public Information Specialist
Kaycey Vrettos, Public Information Specialist
The Public Information Department advises the news media, responds to media and public inquiries and provides background information on city services, programs and projects to the public, media and other audiences. The office publishes the quarterly Progress Report newsletter, among others, and serves as webmaster for the City of Myrtle Beach home page.
The Public Information staff is responsible for the city's Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages, as well as the Myrtle Beach Point of View blog about city-related topics. The office also programs and manages MBTV, Channel 1303 on the Spectrum (formerly Time Warner) Cable System and Channel 9 on the HTC Cable System. City Council meetings are broadcast live on these channels. Myrtle Beach abides by the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). For assistance, call 843-918-1014 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.