Michael P. Kortan

Assistant Director, Office of Public Affairs

Mr. Kortan currently serves as the assistant director of the Office of Public Affairs. In this position, he manages the FBI’s public affairs operation and serves as a national spokesman. He oversees the Bureau’s national media relations and public affairs officers in field offices; manages the application of FBI and Department of Justice policies and guidelines related to all communications matters; and interacts daily with national and international news media on issues related to the FBI.

In addition, he directs other public affairs functions, such as the FBI’s Internet website, speechwriting, community relations, and employee communications.