Office of Communications
    Stevenson Administration Building
    1616 Richland Street
    Columbia, SC 29201
    Phone: 803-231-7504
    Fax: 803-231-7505

    Karen York, Executive Director of Communications

    Richland One's award-winning Office of Communications is "information central" for district employees and individuals, groups and businesses in the local community and beyond.
    Below are some of the many functions and responsibilities that fall under the Office of Communications:
    • District website (RichlandOne.org)
    • Richland One TV (Spectrum Cable channel 1303 and R1TV On Demand)
    • Emergency/crisis communications
    • Media and community relations
    • Marketing, advertising and branding
    • District social media
    • School Communicators 
    • Employee Intranet
    • Spotlight One publications
    • Richland One Hall of Fame
    • Golden Activities Passes for senior citizens 
    • United Way Employee Giving Campaign
    • Richland One Legislative Platform
    • District events

    Communications Team members:  (front row) Chrystal Burgess, broadcast communications specialist; Karen York, executive director of communications; and Ilyssa Weiner, public information manager; (second row) Rich Owensby, broadcast communications specialist; Gwendolyn Haynes-Etheredge, executive assistant; Amber Mackey, marketing coordinator; and Nicholas Richter, web administrator.