About NYC Media

Who We Are

NYC Media is part of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and is the official broadcast network and media production group of the City of New York. As a network, NYC Media's goals are to inform, educate, and entertain New Yorkers about the City's diverse people and neighborhoods, government, services, attractions and activities. NYC Media's flagship channel, NYC Life, explores arts and culture, entertainment and lifestyle, and history and education, and features the people and places that make NYC unique. Viewers can also now watch our content on a number of expanding platforms, such as the NYC Media app, and Taxi TV.

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment's mission is to support and strengthen New York City's creative economy and make it accessible to all. In 2019, the creative industries accounted for more than 500,000 local jobs and have an economic impact of $150 billion annually. MOME comprises of five divisions, including NYC Media; the Film Office, which coordinates on location production throughout the five boroughs; the Press Credentials Office, which issues press cards; and Programs and Initiatives to advance industry and workforce development across NYC's creative sectors.

Pat Swinney Kaufman, Commissioner, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment

Karen Johnson, General Manager, NYC Media

To contact any member of the NYC Media Executive Staff, please call (212) 602-7400.

Governing Board

NYC Media is a division of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, a governmental agency of the City of New York. The City of New York is governed by a Mayor and the New York City Council, whose members are listed on the New York City Council website.

A Unique Entity

As a unique public media entity, NYC Media produces award-winning content that is accountable, useful and compelling. We provide the public with access to the governmental process and insights into the communities that make up one of the most diverse cities in the world. We work with dozens of New York City-based producers and organizations to provide content on our broadcast network, which reaches approximately 18 million people in a 50 mile viewing radius. Viewers can now watch our content on a number of expanding platforms, including the NYC Media iOS app, and Taxi TV.