The City is pleased to announce the hiring of Ryan Orr as the new Public Information Officer for the City of Big Bear Lake!
Ryan brings a wealth of experience and creativity to the City team, along with a keen understanding of and commitment to Big Bear. Ryan has more than 15 years of experience in public communications, most recently serving in key roles with the Mojave Air Quality Management District and Providence St. Mary Medical Center. He has also worked as a newspaper reporter and communications consultant, and we are pleased to bring someone of Ryan’s caliber on to the City team to serve as the City’s new PIO. Ryan’s first day with the City will be Monday, January 3, and he will work closely with all members of the City organization under the direct supervision of the City Manager.
The City places the highest priority on transparency, responsiveness, and public understanding of the City’s issues, initiatives, and projects, and Ryan will be tasked with significantly expanding the City’s communications efforts. The City currently maintains a comprehensive website, a growing presence on various social media platforms, and produces periodic email updates and the monthly Elevation 6752’ newsletter to keep our residents, second home owners, investors, businesses, and visitors well-informed about the City. The City has big plans for more frequent and engaging communications in the future - via multiple new platforms, including greater use of video, podcasts, digital, print, radio, and more.