News and Media Relations

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Creating and promoting the Berkeley story

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 and The Berkeleyan weekly e-newsletter.

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 Berkeley News.

Social media

Manages UC Berkeley's main accounts including Facebook and Instagram.

Press conferences

Produces press conferences on behalf of campus.

Media training

Maintains the online media training course for academics.