About the Communications & Public Affairs Office

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The Communications & Public Affairs Office was established in 1997 and is a Division of the City Manager's Department.                                                                                   

The Public Affairs Office is responsible for the internal and external communications of the City of Kissimmee. This office is managed by the City's Manager of Communications & Public Information. Examples of the projects undertaken by the Public Information Office include, but are not limited to publishing a quarterly resident newsletter, a monthly employee newsletter, an annual community guide book, media relations, managing a government access TV channel, coordinating a variety of special events, in addition to public affairs programs, crisis communications, marketing campaigns, film permits, e-marketing, Web site management, advertising, promotions, citizen academies, on-hold messaging, public speaking, resident surveys, intergovernmental programs, and coordinating special projects for the City Commission.

The Public Affairs Office has earned numerous awards from local, state and national associations in the communications/ public relations arena. These include recognition from the Florida Public Relations Association, Florida Government Communicators Association and the City-County Communications & Marketing Association.

For more information or to schedule a Media Interview, please contact the Communications & Public Affairs Office:


Melissa Zayas-Moreno

Communications & Public Affairs Officer

P: 407-518-2314



Chris Rodriguez 
Lead Producer
P: 407.518.2248 


Christopher Emperado 


P: 407.518.2247