Media Relations & News Content

Media Relations and News Content is responsible for developing and implementing a proactive media relations program to support the communications and marketing mission of the College through coverage in regional, national and international print, broadcast, and electronic media. They develop, execute, and measure the college's media relations and news content strategy. 

Content Liaisons
Each member of the Office of Communications & Marketing serves as a liaison or point of contact to various departments and offices on campus. The liaison meets with each assigned area at least once a semester to discuss possible news or story ideas, programmatic or event-driven content, and to share general information or updates. The liaison may or may not be the one to produce content. Considerations for content will be vetted weekly. View all content liaisons.

Suggest a story
Have a story that you think would be interesting? Suggest it by sending an email to content_group@gettysburg.edu

News Publicity Policy
Outlines how to send news for publicity for your department, as well as how news gets picked for the homepage. read more


In the media

Prof. Bill Bowman authors op-ed on Trump and Putin for RealClearWorld

College featured in NBC's "Salute to the Graduates"

Associate Director of Communications featured in Nonprofit Communications Report

Executive Director of Communications and Marketing published in Inside Higher Ed

Political Science prof. quoted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


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Rutherford Platt
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

Recent work:

He was awarded a National Science Foundation grant as a co-PI for a project, "Fire Risk and Ecological Integrity in the Wildland Urban Interface of the Colorado Front Range." His doctoral research was funded by an Environmental Protection Agency STAR (Science to Achieve Results) Fellowship.

Expertise: Geographic information systems, spatial modeling and statistics, remote sensing, interaction of environmental and social systems

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