PHOTO #1: Fire Chief Tracy Fox tells local media during a Feb. 25 luncheon how to be safe while reporting about a fire. The Victoria Fire Department hosted the luncheon in order to build strong partnerships with the media, provide important safety information and advice and let the media know about upcoming fire department events and programs.
PHOTO #2: From left, Emree Weaver, photo editor, Victoria Advocate; George Partida, multimedia manager, City of Victoria; and reporter Samantha Douty, photo intern Tristan Ipock and City Editor Tony Balandran, Victoria Advocate, attend a Feb. 25 luncheon hosted by the Victoria Fire Department. Fire Chief Tracy Fox gave a presentation on how to safely report about fires and provided information about upcoming fire department events and programs.
PHOTO #3: From left, Newscenter 25 reporter LaShanda McCuin; Jesús A. Garza, city manager; Sam Hankins, communications specialist; Ashley Strevel, director of Communications and Public Affairs; and Newscenter 25 web producer Bria Woods attend a media luncheon hosted Feb. 25 by the Victoria Fire Department. Strevel and Fire Chief Tracy Fox said that the purpose of the luncheon was to foster a collaborative relationship between the fire department and the media in order to better serve the public.