The University of Iowa media relations team serves the university by offering support and guidance to any staff or faculty member. Please feel free to reach out via media-request@uiowa.edu, which reaches four members of the team to ensure a timely response, if you have any questions about interacting with the media. You may also call 319-384-0019.

In addition, the media relations team provides training sessions to help faculty and staff interact with the media. Available options include:

  • A presentation for a group, which includes tips on working with the media and Q&A—1 hour
  • One-on-one on camera media training for no more than 5 people at a time—1 hour
  • A presentation for a group, which includes tips on working with the media, a Q&A, and a participant engaging in a practice interview in front of the whole group—1.5 hours

Please contact Anne Bassett, director of media relations, if you’re interested in scheduling a training session at anne-bassett@uiowa.edu or 319-384-0070.