Illinois Office of Communication and Information
The Illinois Office of Communication and Infomation is a full service multimedia production and design team aimed at delivering high quality media services to state agencies and constitutional officers. Our team is an integrated group of seasoned professionals who share the same goal of helping you communicate with your constituencies.
Having served the State of Illinois for nearly 100 years, the Bureau of Information Services (IOCI/IIS) continue to evolve in providing media services to state agencies and office holders. In a big change from previous years, the media services division of CMS no longer charges agencies hourly rates for their services; now providing Graphic Design, Video Production, Audio Production and News Monitoring and Distribution without a fee.
From a simple invitation design to a live video broacast, we're here to our team stands ready to tackle your media need. No more hastle dealing with billable hours, invoicing and accounting. The same high quality service available to agencies large and small. So get started today!
Our radio team produces news and public affairs programs and a twice-daily news feed featuring the state’s major newsmakers for radio stations serving Illinois via the internet.
Any agency, elected official, board, commission, or university can use the press release service to distribute news to any medium, geography, or may establish a list of their own to maintain. The service is free of charge to State entities. In addition, editorial services offers comprehensive media monitoring alerts for your agency, sakeholders and key issues.
Video Production and Photography Services
Our video production team produces video news and public affairs programs and operates a photography facility for constitutional officers, legislators, and state agencies. Television stories can be transmitted by satellite uplink, allowing an agency to send live or taped programs instantly to television stations throughout the U.S.
Provides FCC-licensed audio and video satellite transmissions for constitutional offices, legislators, state agencies, boards and commissions, making “live” video coverage of news conferences and major events available to television stations throughout the state and nation.
The team of award-winning professional designers includes many with advanced degrees and extensive design experience in the public and private sectors. Using the latest in industry-standard software, the designers will develop websites, infographics, logos, brochures, posters, maps, backdrops, magazines, calendars, newsletters, ads, banners, displays, billboards, PowerPoints, annual reports, and more free of charge for state agencies and office holders.