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Communications and services for the media

The Information Technology and Communications division of the City of Helsinki Executive Office manages the communication activities of the central administration and coordinates the communication functions within the City organization. The Communications Unit produces and distributes information about the activities of the City Council, City Board and the central administration. The unit serves journalists; maintains, creates content and updates the City’s website; and publishes the Helsinki-info bulletin for residents six times a year.

City departments and agencies are responsible for the communication activities related to their services and decision-making.

Media relations team – main media contacts in City Executive Office:

Contacts for Media Mon-Fri from 9am to 4pm, tel. +358 (0)9 310 26168

  • Chief Communications Officer Liisa Kivelä
    tel. +358  400 30 8484
  • Communications Manager, external  communications, Jenita Cresswell
    tel. +358 50 584 8097    



Contacts for public enterprises and rescue department

  • Rescue Department
  • Helsinki City Transport
  • Stara (in Finnish)
  • Palmia public enterprise (Helsingin kaupungin palvelukeskus): tel. +358 40 1321413, +358 (0)9 310 27752
  • Financial Management Services public enterprise (Talpa): Kati Toikka, tel. +358 40 336 1111, +358 (0)9 310 25161, kati.toikka(at), Pirkko Tiainen, tel. +358 50 402 2656, +358 (0)9 310 25104, pirkko.tiainen(at)

 Helsinki City Group

City of Helsinki Media Bank

The City of Helsinki Media Bank provides materials for professional uses including photos and other materials for communication purposes. Registration is required to access the materials. The Media Bank also includes the City’s visual identity guidelines and the official City logos.

City of Helsinki Media Bank

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