Public Relations Productions

West Port High School's Performing Arts Center2016 Winners

2016 Marla Weech 2016 Production

Marion County Student Media Festival produced LIVE from West Port High School's Performing Arts Center

MCPS Public Relations

Public Relations produces a variety of local programs including Snippit Stories, Marion County's Golden Apple Teacher Gala, the Ocala/Marion County Christmas Parade, Sunshine Book Bowls, Marion County School Board meetings and work session, the annual Marion County Student Media Festival, the Charlie Dixon Music Festival, and other original programs throughout the year.

These productions use the latest digital technology and equipment to deliver high-definition programming via the Marion Education Channel throughout Marion County (via cable and YouTube).

The Marion Education Channel is carried by local cable companies including Comcast Channel 99 and Cox Channel 12. Many productions are also broadcast live on the MCPS YouTube Channel.

The Marion Education Channel broadcasts quality educational and entertainment programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to over 200,000 households in Marion County. In addition, 51 public schools have access to the programming, with a potential internal daily viewership of over 48,000 people. As well, the MEC program library features more than 1,500 individual programs with subject areas focusing on Literature & Language Arts, American History, World History, Arts & Entertainment, Mathematics, Science and Character Education to name just a few.

Public Relations Contact Information

Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC


352.671.7555 (5-7555)

  • Andrew Bradley - 352.671.7795 (5-7795)
  • Kerry Day - 352.671.7555 (5-7555)
  • Faustin Gallegos - 352.671.7774 (5-7774)
  • Russell Hughes - 352.671.7569 (5-7569)
  • Daniela Murray - 352.671.7762 (5-7762)