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Media Requests

If you are a member of the media, call us at 984-974-1140 with your request. On weekends, holidays and after 5 p.m. on weeknights, please leave a voicemail that will reach our on-call person.

Media Relations Team, Services

The media relations team identifies and promotes UNC School of Medicine achievements and experts. This includes cutting-edge findings in basic and clinical research, service across North Carolina and the world, as well as advances in patient care.

The team provides a range of services, including:

  • News releases, tip sheets, media advisories and social media
  • Crisis communication and issues management
  • Scripts and video production
  • Help media to identify experts who can comment on the news of the day
  • Media training
  • Development of media strategies for major journal publications, medical meetings and clinical advances
  • Media escorts (reporters must be escorted at all times while on site)
  • General media inquiries including patient conditions

Working closely with the Carolina News Studio housed in the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, the team can provide experts 24/7. The state-of-the-art facility allows for live and pre-recorded interviews.


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