TDEC’s communications team works with media to provide timely, transparent and relevant information to the public. In addition to its media responsibilities, the team spearheads department efforts to provide information directly to the public through social media, video production and electronic newsletters. The Office of Communications also facilitates internal communications initiatives and operates the department Intranet.
The communications team also produces the award-winning Tennessee Conservationist magazine, which has been dedicated to telling the stories of Tennessee’s natural, cultural and historical distinctiveness for more than seven decades. The magazine offers engaging, informative articles and beautiful photograph featuring Tennessee’s authentic places, people and experiences.