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ECSO NEWS

TELEVISION

ECSO News is a thirty-minute show produced by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office..Where Facts Matter. ECSO News airs on Tuesday nights at 8:00 P.M. on BlabTV. The show covers news & events, Missing Persons, Wanted Fugitives, and Ask the Sheriff segments. Sheriff David Morgan answers questions from the community in his Ask the Sheriff segment. Did you miss an episode of ESCO News? Go to our YouTube channel and watch past episodes. 

Wanted Fugitives is an hour-long show hosted by Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers Coordinator Deputy Melony Peterson. Wanted Fugitives airs on Sunday nights at 9:00 P.M. on BlabTV. The show covers Crime Stoppers info and shows wanted fugitives in Escambia County.

Please note: that BLAB TV is now HD only, so you will need to tune in to Channel 1006 (Cox Cable Viewers) in order to view programming. If you are still unable to receive the channel then you should set your television to re-scan your channels.  ECSO News can be viewed by clicking here.

RADIO

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan joins Hill in the Morning on WRNE 980/ Choice 106.9 Radio on Fridays from 8:00 A.M. – 8:30 A.M.  Sheriff Morgan discusses events and happenings at the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Listeners may call in and ask questions at (850) 479-0980. Did you miss the show but have a question for Sheriff Morgan, email it

Sheriff David Morgan hosts The Sheriff’s Report a weekly news talk radio show on WCOA 1370 AM from 7:30 – 8:00 A.M. Sheriff Morgan updates citizens on happenings in Escambia County. Listeners may call in and ask Sheriff Morgan a question at (850) 478-3116.  Did you miss the show but have a question for Sheriff Morgan, email us.

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Chief Public Information Officer Amber Southard and Protocol Officer Allison Morgan host The Sheriff’s Report a new stalk radio show on WCOA 1370 AM bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:00 A.M. *This show is also broadcast on Facebook Live; as well, so listeners may also watch and post questions in the live feed. Guests from within the sheriff’s office are brought in to update citizens on events and happenings in Escambia County. Listeners may call in and ask questions at (850) 478-3116. Did you miss the show but have a question for the ECSO, email us.

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan & Chief Deputy Chip Simmons alternate hosting NewsRadio1620‘s weekly show Tuesdays from 7:00 – 7:30 A.M.   The show updates citizens on events and happenings in Escambia County. Listeners may call in and ask questions at (850) 437-1620. Listen online click the ‘listen live’ button in the top right corner of the webpage.  Did you miss the show but have a question for the ECSO, email us.

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Amber Southard and Protocol Officer Allison Morgan join PEP Talk with Wendi Summers on NewsRadio 1620 AM bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:00 A.M. Guests from within the sheriff’s office are brought in to update citizens on events and happenings in Escambia County. Listeners may call in and ask questions at (850) 437-1620.  Did you miss the show but have a question for the ECSO, email us.

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS UNIT

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office of Public Information is dedicated to providing timely information to the citizens of Escambia County by assisting the media. The Public Information staff is committed to being accessible and responsive to all requests submitted. Members of the office of Public Information are responsible for social media, coordinating news conferences, and serving as liaisons between Sheriff’s Office staff and members of the media.

MEET THE PUBLIC RELATIONS STAFF

Major Andrew Hobbs
Office: 850-436-9165
Cell: 850-554-1908
Email: anhobbs@escambiaso.com

Amber Southard
Chief Public Information Officer
Office: 850-436-9277
Cell: 850-554-2369
Email: absouthard@escambiaso.com

Stacey Richter
Video Production Specialist
Office: 850-436-9204
Email: sorichter@escambiaso.com

Debbie Henley
Social Media Production
Office: 850-436-9940
Email: dshenley@escambiaso.com

ON-DUTY PIO CALENDAR

After normal business hours, please contact the On-Call Public Information Officer for situations of high importance that require immediate attention. For media inquiries during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm, please contact Amber Southard at (850) 554-2369.

For information concerning vehicle crashes, contact Florida Highway Patrol at (850) 484-5000.

Please read our on-call policy:

Public Information Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Routine media or public inquiries and requests are handled during normal business hours. A Public Information Officer or representative will be made available on-call after hours, on weekends, and holidays for emergencies and significant breaking news. Significant breaking news does not include routine arrests, vehicle crashes*, crimes not resulting in death or critical injury, or status updates on non-breaking news. Written records, including incident reports and other department documents, are not available after hours.  All public record requests must be made during normal business hours.

SOCIAL MEDIA