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 and The Berkeleyan weekly e-newsletter.
Develops media interest and fields inquiries, connecting media with campus experts. Manages media coverage for major news.
Develops editorial news, press releases and multimedia content. Provides consultative services to campus units and media training for faculty and key leaders.
Produces and promotes news published on news.berkeley.edu.
Manages UC Berkeley's main accounts including Facebook and Instagram.
Produces press conferences on behalf of campus.