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The Communications Department serves as the primary facilitator between the various branches within the City of Ferndale. This office works with every department to ensure cohesive and consistent modes of communication, marketing, and branding City-wide.

The Communications Department operates within many different roles, including the management of the official City of Ferndale Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages, the management of The City's official website, Park Ferndale, The dot, and Open in Ferndale websites, event advertising and promotion, graphic design, writing and publishing of news stories and press releases, content creation for internal documentation, overseeing crisis communications, and many other mediums.

Prefer television to the web or social media? We've got you covered. The City broadcasts City Council meetings, important notices and updates, videos, and more on WFRN.

  • Comcast/Xfinity—channel 17
  • WOW (Wide Open West)—channel 10
  • AT&T U-Verse—channel 99

If you experience issues with WFRN programming, please email us at WFRN@ferndalemi.gov.

If you are a media representative looking to contact the City, please complete our Media Outreach Form. If you are a media representative looking to contact the Ferndale Police Department, please contact Community and Engagement Officer Jill Mahlmeister.

For all other inquiries, please email information@ferndalemi.gov.


Communications Department

Ferndale City Hall
300 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220


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How will the City communicate an emergency?

In the event of an emergency, the City will communicate information via:

  • Our social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Our website
  • The community forums
  • Cable (Comcast/Xfinity—channel 17, WOW—channel 10, AT&T U-Verse—channel 99)
  • Local news outlets

You can also sign up for alerts via Park Ferndale to receive a text or email every time there’s an emergency that will affect parking.

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