UMaine’s News Services staff communicates and promotes the UMaine story of academic research, student and campus life, and alumni achievement.
News releases, UMaine News website, media advisories and pitches, UMaine Today magazine, connecting with the media, issue management
Faculty, staff or student news with the potential for broad impact; often research-based and/or grant-funded or institutional initiative/priority; information gathered from journal articles, grant notices or interviews
Newsworthy announcements and upcoming event information sent directly to the media
Pitching story ideas for local, regional and national media; connecting UMaine experts with media; developing media strategies and campaigns to optimize exposure
Daily and weekly updates to major news releases, and highlighted videos and events
Daily updates to Campus Announcements, Story Ideas, and UMaine in the News
Develop strategies for media campaigns; serve as intermediary between media and UMaine community; consult in the planning and managing of media events; coach faculty, staff and students on intersecting with media
Production of quarterly magazine with national circulation of 67,000 and online presence
Call 581.3777 to talk about your news item or issue, and determine how to make best use of your information.