News Room

The public should call 941-861-5000 for information about any county business. Sarasota County government routinely advises the media of upcoming meetings, events and news. 

Media Contacts 

For media inquiries regarding Sarasota County, call 941-861-NEWS (6397) or email
Media Relations Team:
Jason Bartolone
office: 941-861-5884
cell: 941-518-0800
Drew Winchester
office: 941-861-5455
cell: 941-284-7124
Emergency Services Media Relations
Ashley Lusby
office: 941-861-2260
Cell: 941-445-0606