Media Request Form

Description of ServiceDeadline:
Major event planning & coordination, i.e., conferences, special events, fairs, etc. At least two months prior to event
Resolution/proclamation/recognition in City CommissionAt least three weeks prior to requested date
Coordinating a press conference At least one week prior to event
Sending a press release to the mediaAt least one week prior to event
Scheduling media (radio, television, print) interview or spotAt least one week prior to event
Posting a calendar listing on Pharr.LIFEAt least 10 business days in advance of your event
Posting a "Latest News" announcement on the City websites (.GOV and LIFE)At least 10 business days in advance of your event
Posting an announcement on the City's Facebook and Twitter Pages
At least 1 day in advance of your event or the announcement start date
Video coverage of eventAt least one week in advance of event
Creation of video/PSAAt least three weeks in advance
Photo coverage of eventAt least one week in advance
Creating or updating web pagesAt least 2 weeks in advance for minor revisions or 1 month in advance for Web page design or content development)
Creation of print material/graphic design/content developmentAt least three weeks in advance
Talking pointsAt least one week in advance
Email distribution to City Department Heads/Elected OfficialsAt least one day in advance; subject to approval
Email distribution to City EmployeesAt least one day in advance; subject to approval

Marketing and Advertising Committee (MAC)

All advertising projects / proposals must be presented to the Marketing and Advertising Committee (MAC) prior to IT being able to engage in ad development or dispensing of funds.

The City of Pharr will maintain a consistent appearance in all of its marketing and/or advertising projects.

Members of the MAC:

Juan Guerra, Chairperson
Jason Arms, Vice Chairperson
Roel Garza, Parks Director
Luis Bazan, Bridge Director
Sergio Contreras, EDC Director

Others as requested to attend