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Media Relations

The Media Relations team promotes the University, its staff, and their work to the wider public through the media. We are the public face of the University and are responsible for protecting and enhancing the University‚Äôs reputation.

We draft media releases, record podcasts, take pictures and produce statements. We also offer advice on how you should approach interviews with journalists to ensure you get your message across accurately, concisely and with impact.

Our services

Staff

Job titleNameTelephoneEmail
Head of Media Relations Alistair Keely 01904 322153 alistair.keely@york.ac.uk

Deputy Head of Media Relations

Samantha Martin 07385341616 s.martin@york.ac.uk
Press Officer Shelley Hughes 01904 323918 shelley.hughes@york.ac.uk

Out of hours

For urgent queries outside office hours contact Security Services and ask for the Duty Press Officer:

  • Security Services
    01904 32 3333