Campus Communication Channels
Communications and Media Relations
The communications and media relations team manages and facilitates the flow of information both internally to students, faculty and staff and externally to key stakeholders, the community and the media.
Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit announcements, news, calendar items, and story ideas to the team; our communications experts can find the best platform for your submission. Below is a list of key contacts, as well as a menu of services the communications and media relations team provides.
B-News: A digital newsletter that is shared weekly to all faculty and staff. New issues are sent via email at 10 a.m. every Monday and Thursday during university semesters.(During winter and summer breaks, B-News is only shared on Mondays)
If you are not receiving B-News and would like to be added to the mailing list please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Content for each issue of B-News is sourced from university submissions. If you have a general announcement, event or campus opportunity to share, please submit it to B-News by using the content intake form.
Please note that:
- Only items submitted through the B-News content intake form will be considered for future issues.
- In general, events will only be included in a maximum of four consecutive B-News issues. (Except in certain circumstances)
- Content submissions are subject to editing by B-News staff to uphold university editorial standards and newsletter formatting.
Questions, concerns and feedback can be sent to email@example.com
News Releases prepared for local, regional, or national media
News releases, media advisories, fact sheets, and other materials announce important Bradley news, events, or initiatives to the media. These materials are designed to grab media attention and provide accurate and compelling information to the public.
- When requesting a news release, please note:
- Once information about a story, event or notice is sent to the media, they may share the information, attend the event for footage, promote participation or request an interview.
- Recent Bradley University media releases may be viewed on the University Newsroom website featuring University news, events, student achievements and more.
Media Logistics: scheduling and preparing for media interviews
- Media producers and editors are always looking for experts.
- If you are a Bradley expert in a specific field, we can add your name to our Bradley Experts List
- Scheduling of interviews
- If you receive requests for interviews from the media, please forward them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Media Training
- Media training is available to Bradley faculty and staff. This training helps individuals effectively communicate with the media, deliver key messages, and handle difficult or sensitive questions.
- Requests for this service should be sent to email@example.com.
Campus Digital Monitors
Your announcement or message can be displayed across campus on these digital monitors. Submit your image for displaying on these monitors by filling out an OMC Request Form.
Make sure to select the ‘Digital Monitor’ option under “What do you need?”
All submitted images must be sized 1920 x 1080 pixels at 72 pixels per inch (PPI) and landscape orientation in a jpeg format.
Please review these resources for more support:
- Social media experts oversee the university’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and TikTok, creating engaging content, responding to inquiries and comments, and monitoring social media conversations related to Bradley.
- Please send announcements, news, and social media ideas to Gabbie Mihm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the event of a crisis or negative media attention, the communications and media relations team develops crisis communication strategies, drafts statements, and handles media inquiries to minimize the impact on the university's reputation.