What does News and Media Relations do?

News and Media Relations works to position Penn State as a leader in the integration of teaching, research and public service, and enhance the University’s reputation. The department manages the University’s relationship with news, information and entertainment media, and promotes public awareness by producing news releases, videos, social media and photos related to events, people and activities at Penn State. The department focuses on promoting the research accomplishments and expertise of faculty, helps prepare guest opinion pieces and connects media with University experts. The department also offers strategic communications counsel to Penn State departments.