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Reaching Rural Audiences

English and Spanish audio news releases highlighting the U.S. Census Bureau’s continued work to reach rural audiences for the 2020 Census.


Reaching Rural Audiences Audio News Release Package

The following audio clips are timely and can be added to any news program. The audio highlights how the Census Bureau is reopening field offices throughout the country, and explains that census workers will visit households in predominantly rural areas that do not have a traditional mailing address to drop off a paper questionnaire and instructions on how to respond online, by phone, or by mail.

audio Tim Olson [12.4 MB]
Associate Director for Field Operations
audio Cathy Lacy [12.2 MB]
Director, Denver Regional Office and Dallas Regional Census Center
audio Marilyn Sanders [12.3 MB]
Director, Chicago Regional Office

Reaching Rural Audiences Audio News Release Quote

A quote from Spanish U.S. Census Bureau spokesperson highlighting the importance of the 2020 Census for Hispanic rural and remote communities.

audio Erika Becker Medina (Spanish/Español) [<1 MB]
U.S. Census Bureau Spokesperson

Descriptions for the above audio news releases are also available in Spanish