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Matthew Brown, Communications Program Manager
Matthew oversees the City's press communications and public relations activities.
Deanna Gescheider, Director of Communications and Community Engagement
Deanna directs the Department of Communications and Community Engagement, this includes overseeing and managing strategic direction for the City's: media relations, print and new communications, television production and web services.
Reno Police Department assigns uniformed PIO
Broadway is responsible for coordinating media relations for the Reno Police Department and releasing police-specific information in a timely manner, including via social media. A Police Officer with the City of Reno since 2005, Broadway has experience as a Patrol Training Officer, Crisis Intervention and Negations Team member, and Neighborhood Watch Coordinator. He is also a member of the department’s Leadership Innovation group.
Broadway also brings to the job a distinguished 25-year military background, serving the U.S. Air Force and Nevada Air Guard as an aircraft loadmaster and maintenance expert. To date, he has more than 3,200 hours of flight time in the C-130 Aircraft and numerous deployments overseas in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. In June 2012, he was promoted to the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, an achievement attained by only 1 to 2 percent of military members.
Broadway's position also handles project development and coordination, special-event planning, report writing and research. His contact info is listed below, as he is the primary point of contact for matters pertaining to the Reno Police Department.
Reno Police Department
Public Information and Community Engagement Officer
o: 775-334-3850 c: 775-870-6832