College Station Launches New Communication Tools

By: College Station Press Release
By: College Station Press Release

COLLEGE STATION, TX- Get an electronic newsletter… listen to the radio… call a phone number…
The City of College Station’s Public Communications Department has added three ways citizens and the media can stay informed on city news, events and projects. This summer the city has launched three new communication tools:
"Access" is an e-newsletter which features a variety of content-rich formats. Subscribers will get a weekly e-mail with links to news releases, video clips from CSTV-19, radio podcasts, and a special events calendar. A new edition is planned to be issued each Friday. The public can sign up for the FREE e-newsletter by visiting a special webpage at www.cstx.gov/access.
"764-NEWS" is a dedicated phone line with recordings of city information. The number 764-NEWS (6397), will be updated daily with news on city projects, City Council decisions and more. For more details, the public can visit www.cstx.gov/764news.
"1690-AM" is the city's new radio station. With the help of the Information Technology Department who set up two transmitters at both ends of town, the low-powered radio station can be heard throughout the College Station area. The station will broadcast 15-minute looped messages on events, city services and activity. The city plans to record new updates daily, plus it will help the city keep citizens informed during emergencies. For more details, the public can visit www.cstx.gov/1690am.


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