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.
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.
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Have a story that you think would be interesting? Suggest it by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Franklin Professor of Liberal Arts & Professor of History
Birkner's scholarship has focused on aspects of 19th- and 20th-century America: political, urban, oral and biographical history. In the past he has written about the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower, with special interest in the role of his Chief of Staff Sherman Adams. His most recent book, James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War, has been featured on the Pennsylvania Cable Network.
Expertise: American history