For the Media

The Media Communications department in the Division of Marketing & Communications is responsible for working with members of the media to respond to questions about the university and provide faculty experts to comment on current news.

For official university statements, contact:

Greg Trevor
University Spokesperson
Executive Director of Media Communications
706-542-8090
gregory.trevor@uga.edu

Rebecca Beeler
Public Relations Manager
706-542-8090
rebecca.beeler@uga.edu

FACULTY EXPERTS

The University of Georgia has hundreds of faculty experts available to add insight and depth for the media on just about any current news topic.

PRINT MEDIA

Our media relations specialists will help you connect with the best source. To connect with an expert, contact:

Sara Freeland
Media Relations Coordinator
706-542-8077
freeland@uga.edu

James Hataway
Media Relations Coordinator
706-542-6927
jhataway@uga.edu

BROADCAST MEDIA

UGA has a VideoLink ReadyCam studio available for live interviews 24/7. We have many experts on current topics who have been trained in the studio and are ready for live or taped broadcast shots.

Broadcast media relations coordinator Melissa Jackson preps and monitors a live television shot with Professor Marshall Shepherd and the BBC using the VideoLink ReadyCam system in the Marketing & Communications television studio.

Broadcast media relations coordinator Melissa Jackson preps and monitors a live television shot with Professor Marshall Shepherd and the BBC using the VideoLink ReadyCam system in the Marketing & Communications television studio.

To find and schedule an expert for broadcast, contact:

Melissa Jackson
Broadcast Media Relations Coordinator
706-202-9033
meljack@uga.edu

RADIO MEDIA

UGA also is home to WUGA, an NPR and Georgia Public Broadcasting affiliate, with all the technology available to produce high-quality audio, either taped in bites with an expert or to book a UGA faculty member for a radio show.

Jeffrey Jones, director of the Peabody Awards at University of Georgia, recorded a broadcast for WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio in Washington at the WUGA studios before this year’s Peabody Awards ceremony.

Jeffrey Jones, director of the Peabody Awards at University of Georgia, recorded a broadcast for WAMU 88.5 – American University Radio in Washington at the WUGA studios before last year’s Peabody Awards ceremony.

To find and schedule an expert for broadcast, contact:

Melissa Jackson
Broadcast Media Relations Coordinator
706-202-9033
meljack@uga.edu

Michael Cardin
WUGA
706-542-6636
cardinm@uga.edu