Hurricane Ian Update

New Hanover County is no longer under any storm watches or warnings. Visit EmergencyNHC.com for more information.

New Hanover County services and attractions will resume normal operations on Saturday, October 1. Learn more here.


New Hanover County’s Communications & Outreach Department works to effectively tell the county’s story by collaborating with county departments and community groups that are working to support the county’s mission. The department manages external relations for the county, including media relations, social media, web services, branding and marketing, digital productions, and NHCTV – the county’s television station.

  • Jessica Loeper
    Chief Communications Officer
    Phone: (910) 798-7461
  • Lauren McConville
    Communications & Outreach Coordinator
    Phone: (910) 798-7630
  • Alex Riley
    Communications & Outreach Coordinator
    Phone: (910) 798-7422
  • ​Eric Peterson
    Production Specialist​
    Phone: ​(910) 798-7447
  • Jared Hall
    Production Specialist
    Phone: (910) 798-7596
  • Mike Volkmar
    Communications & Outreach Specialist
    Phone: (910) 798-7539
  • Elizabeth Baltes
    Communications & Outreach Specialist
    Phone: (910) 798-7435
Communications and Outreach: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 195 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7461 • Fax 910-798-7277
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