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Phone  850-599-3413
Fax  850-561-2626

Office of Communications
1601 S. Martin Luther King Blvd.
103 Lee Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 

Office of Media Relations

The Office of Media Relations 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
Press Conferences
The Office of Communications is responsible for coordinating all university press conferences.  Individuals interested in scheduling a press conference can contact Alonda Thomas at (850) 599-3413.

Inside FAMU
Inside FAMU highlights people, events and news at Florida A&M University.  Staff and/or faculty members will be featured along with students who are doing great things at FAMU and in the community.  It airs every Sunday at 1 p.m.  Individuals can tune in by listening to WANM 90.5 FM or online at www.wanm.org.  

New Internet Media
FAMU blogspot, FAMU Facebook and FAMU YouTube

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

Forms
Any faculty, staff or student that agrees to participate in an interview, please complete a media interview form and contact the Office of Public Relations so we may obtain a copy of the article and keep it in our files.  Please fax the form to Kanya Stewart at (850) 561-2626.


For more information, contact:

Alonda Thomas
Director of Media Relations
Tel: (850) 412-5211
Fax: (850) 561-2626
alonda.thomas@famu.edu