For Faculty and Staff


The media relations team can provide support and counsel if you are contacted by the media as part of your work at the university. We can work with you on the best way to handle requests. Refer a journalist requesting information or an interview directly to our office and we will handle their inquiry.

If you are contacted by the media, please forward their request to our team at and Molly Blancett


The media relations team offers media training, prep for interviews, and counsel on writing and placing opinion pieces and can add you to the Oregon Experts page. To request a training or to be added to the Oregon Experts page, please email


Media Relations staff can help you publicize your research or creative works in several ways. We counsel on strategies and tactics that best suit your goals. Depending on your situation, we might:

  • Work with you to determine best options for obtaining media coverage
  • Write stories for UO publications such as Around the O, Oregon Quarterly or Inside Oregon 
  • Proactively pitch your research and views to media
  • Obtain images to illustrate your story.