Media Room

The goal of the City of East Lansing's Media Room is to provide helpful resources and links to members of the media, including media contacts, an interview request form, courtesy photos and more.

Media Inquiries 

For general City of East Lansing media inquiries and interview requests for City staff, please contact the City's Communications Office or submit an Interview Request Form and the appropriate City staff person will be identified to address your questions. For public safety media inquiries, please contact the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) and East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) Public Information Officers. Media contacts are listed below:

Communications Office

ELPD Public Information Officer

ELFD Public Information Officers

City Council Contact Info & Meeting Portal

For East Lansing City Council contact information, view the Meet the Council webpage. To view City Council agendas, minutes and videos, view the City's Meeting Portal

Media Photo Gallery

The Media Photo Gallery includes high-resolution courtesy photos of East Lansing City Councilmembers and East Lansing Interim City Manager Randy Talifarro. Other courtesy images are also available for media use. 

Freedom of Information Act

Members of the media can visit the City of East Lansing's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) webpage to learn more about submitting FOIA requests. 

News Releases

View the City of East Lansing's latest news releases. To be added to the City's news release distribution list, send an email to Communications Specialist Carrie Sampson at with your name, media organization and email. 

Sign Up for E-News

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Social Media

Follow the City of East Lansing on social media for real-time news updates and information.