Who We Are

Public Affairs Office - Who We Are

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence Public Affairs Office (PAO) serves as agency’s lead for all internal and external communications. The PAO develops communication strategies to help disseminate key messages to various audiences including members of the Intelligence Community, the internal ODNI workforce, members of the media, and the general public.

The PAO is led by the Director of Public Affairs and consists of four distinct areas: external communication;  internal communication and outreach; speechwriting; and digital innovation. All components work in coordination to ensure that messages are consistent and are disseminated to the appropriate audience in a timely manner.