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Media contacts

The City Executive Office's Communications Division manages the communications activities of Helsinki's Central Administration and coordinates the city's overall communications. The Communications Division reports on City Council, City Board and the Central Administration decisions and activities, in addition to being responsible for the content of the city website Hel.fi, the periodical print publication Helsinki-info, and the city's social media channels.

The Communications Division provides general contact information and services for representatives of the media.

Note that each of the City of Helsinki divisions (City Executive Office, Social Services and Health Care, Education, Urban Environment and Culture and Leisure) are responsible for communication activities related to their individual services and decision-making.

City Executive Office media contacts:

Media contacts Mon-Fri 9.00-16.00, tel. +358 9 310 26168

  • Chief Communications Officer Liisa Kivelä, tel. +358  400 30 8484
  • Acting External Communications Unit Manager, Pi Krogell-Magni, tel. +358 50 522 5953

Emails: firstname.surname@hel.fi.

City Executive Office's Communications Division

Education Division media contacts:

  • Communications and Marketing Director Hanna-Kaisa Talvensaari, tel. +358 9 310 15964
  • Service Communications Unit Manager Mervi Kopomaa-Weymarn, tel.  +358 9 310 43360
  • Marketing Communication Unit Manager Suvi Pailokari, tel. +358 9 310 25920

Urban Environment Division media contacts:

  • Communications Director Heikki Mäntymäki, tel. +358 50 413 1729 
  • Media and Customer Communications Unit Manager Virve Kuusi, tel. +358 40 334 0627

Culture and Leisure Division media contacts:

  • Communications Marketing Director Essi Eranka, tel +358 40 568 1369
  • Customer Communication Manager Jussi Kaisjoki, tel. +358 40 519 6632
  • Marketing Manager Tove Vesterbacka, tel. +358 50 563 0380
  • Communications Manager Satu Pusa, tel. +358 50 336 5039

Social Services and Health Care Division media contacts:

  • Communications Director Jaana Juutilainen-Saari, tel. +358 9 310 42240
  • Communications Unit Manager Tero Manninen, tel. +358 9 310 28885
  • International visits, Planning Officer Kaisa Halonen, tel. +358 9 3104 8183

Public enterprise media contacts

 Helsinki City Group media contacts

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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