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Strategic Communications | News & Media Relations

News & Media Relations

The Department of News & Media Relations works to position Penn State as a leader in the integration of teaching, research and public service and enhance the University's reputation. The department manages the University's relationship with news, information and entertainment media and promotes public awareness by producing news releases, videos, social media and photos related to events, people and activities at Penn State. The department focuses on promoting the research accomplishments and expertise of faculty, helps prepare guest opinion pieces and connects media with University experts. The Department of News & Media Relations also offers strategic communications counsel to Penn State departments.

Resources and Responsibilities

News Bureau:

Daily and emergency communications; news media liason

Live and Newswires:

Online news and information sources

Photo archive

Feature and storytelling in video; PSYouTube; video on demand

Experts Database:

Central database of faculty experts for news media contacts

Social Media Presence


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