Office of Communications

Office of Media Relations

The Office of Media Relations is directed by Kanya Stewart, and  prepares and distributes all press releases to local, regional, and national media except releases regarding sports-related activities. The press releases range from major stories about achievements by faculty, administrators and students to public service announcements. Some stories may be distributed only to the local media depending on the subject and relevance.

We also provide tips for writing press releases.

Here are the tips:
  • Keep headline short, punchy and to the point
  • Keep pertinent info (time/date/location) in the first paragraph
  • Try to include a quote if possible
  • Keep release to one page, two the most
  • Photos should be full-resolution, but no more than 1MB.
  • Send to our Office for review before releasing to the public
Press Conferences
The Office of Communications is responsible for coordinating all university press conferences.  Individuals interested in scheduling a press conference can contact (850) 599-3413.

The bi-weekly e-newsletter highlights people, events and news at Florida A&M University.  Staff and/or faculty members will be featured along with students and alumni who are doing great things at FAMU and in the community.
Contact to submit your story idea or news tip.

Social Media
The Media Relations team manages all official University social media, including FAMU Twitter, FAMU Instagram, FAMU Facebook, and FAMU YouTube. Any University unit seeking to start or manage a social media page should first consult with this office before doing so in order to receive guidelines and approved social media marketing material. For more information, contact

For FAMU Faculty, Staff and Students
Click here to view Florida A&M University Media Policy

For more information, contact:
(850) 599-3413

Contact Info

1601 S. Martin Luther King Blvd.
200 Lee Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: 850-599-3413
F: 850-561-2626