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Communications Office

Media Requests for the Department of Corrections

Communications phone line: 651-361-7229

Media can request to film stories on programs within DOC facilities.

• On-camera staff interviews can be obtained with a signed release and agency approval

• Offenders (in certain circumstances and with victims being considered first) can be interviewed about their participation in a program, if they are filmed in a completely unidentifiable way and not identified by name.

B-roll can be obtained from around the facility by appointment. Offenders in this footage must not be identifiable.

Sarah J. Fitzgerald

Director of Communications, Media

Aaron Swanum

Information Officer

Alan Baertschi

Digital Communications Specialist

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