Office of Public Affairs

Office of Public Affairs


The Office of Public Affairs is the agency's point of contact for all media inquiries from news organizations in Georgia, the United States and globally. The office provides accurate and timely information about the Georgia Department of Corrections and acts as the official spokesperson for the agency. News organizations with media or interview requests, please contact the Office of Public Affairs at: (478) 992-5247.


Additionally, the office is responsible for:

  • Monthly GDC magazine (Impact Georgia)
  • Real Time, Reel Life video series
  • GDC Instructional videos
  • Press Releases
  • Website Content Management
  • Social Media Maintenance and Management
  • Event Management
  • GDC Fact Sheets
  • Graphics - print and electronic
  • Photography
  • State Charitable Contributions Campaign
  • Filming requests for movie studio production companies
  • ​Summer Internship program
  • Contraband Arrest reports


Have questions about our media policies or the process of submitting an interview request, click here. Interested in our monthly magazine, press releases, or video series, click here.


If you are not a member of the media and have questions about our Department or a loved one, please contact the Ombudsman's Office at 478-992-5358. 

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