News and Media Relations

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We are a team of communications and media specialists who write about and proactively seek media coverage of significant research breakthroughs, academic achievements and campus programs that illustrate Berkeley's contributions to the greater good in California, the nation and the world. We manage communication channels including the Berkeley News website, the Berkeley Blog, The Berkeleyan weekly e-newsletter and the @UCBerkeleyNews Twitter handle.

Media Relations

Develops media interest and fields inquiries, connecting media with campus experts. Manages media coverage for major news.

News content

Develops editorial news, press releases and multimedia content. Provides consultative services to campus units and media training for faculty and key leaders.

Berkeley News

Produces and promotes news published on news.berkeley.edu.

Press conferences

Produces press conferences on behalf of campus.

Social media

Manages the @UCBerkeleyNews twitter handle.

After hours support?

call UCPD at 510.642.6760