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Press and Communication Office

Press and Communication Office

4101 Reservoir Rd, NW
Washington, D.C. – 20007

Media inquiries only
(202) 944-6070

Public information
(202) 944-6000
Press Counselor

Deputy Press Counselor

The Embassy’s Press and Communication Office has three missions:

  • To inform the U.S. public about France and its policies. The Press Counselor, who also serves as the Embassy’s spokesperson, continuously communicates official French positions to the American media. The Press and Communication Office also answers Americans’ questions about France (each year, it replies to some 20,000 requests for information, submitted by e-mail, telephone, fax or mail). The Press and Communication Office also publishes an English-language newsletter, the monthly News From France, and edits and administers this website.
  • To monitor media coverage by the American press, radio and television networks, websites, blogs and think tanks in order to keep the French authorities informed contiuously how the news is reported, particularly as it pertains to France.
  • To organize events for the public or the U.S. press during high-level visits.
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