Public Information and Communications – PICS

Communications and Outreach Group

  • Communications research
  • Media analysis and outreach
  • Outreach and promotion activities
  • Press, public information, integrated marketing, and media support
  • Outreach to target populations/health disparities programs
  • Foreign language, translation, and interpretation
  • Media and crisis communication training
  • Information and referrals


Exhibit Support Group

  • Exhibit development, design, production, and transport
  • Meetings, conferences, and event support


Visual Information Design, Web, and Database Group

  • Audio editing/recording, restoration and archiving
  • Closed circuit TV broadcasting and TV production
  • Custom lab work editing
  • Database design, development, and management
  • Desktop publishing
  • Digital photography
  • Graphics design and illustration
  • Information tracking
  • IT requirements
  • Long-distance learning
  • Media conversion and archiving
  • Multimedia design for CD-ROM, DVD, and web
  • Security
  • Video teleconferencing—classified and unclassified
  • Web design, development, management
  • Website usability testing


Materials Development and Distribution Group

  • Archiving
  • Cost-recovery support and services
  • Inventories, warehouse, storage, and distribution services
  • Materials and product development
  • Reproduction


Success Stories

Department of the Army

For the Army War College, provide visual information services: Production control; photography; digital photographic based services; custom lab work editing; design and illustration, desktop publishing; custom crafted projects; design multimedia for CD-ROM, DVD, and web; audio restoration and archiving; long-distance learning; media conversion and archiving; auditorium support; closed circuit television broadcasting; television production; audio editing/recording; reproductions; and storage

Department of Health and Human Services

For the National Institutes of Health Office of Communications and Media Relations, provide English-to-Spanish translations of materials that educate patients about medical procedures for clinical trials in which they participate.