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Media Relations

The media relations professionals in University Communications use traditional and new media tools — press releases, media pitches and advisories, tip sheets, the Experts Guide, social media, video and digital photography — to promote stories about DePaul, its faculty scholarship and research expertise. The team also provides media training for faculty and administrative staff.

Contact Us

General media inquiries and after hours and weekend contact:

  • kristin mathews

    Kristin Claes Mathews

    • Assistant Director, News & Integrated Content
    • Coverage areas: College of Science and Health, Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media, School of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • russell dorn

    Russell Dorn

    • Manager, News & Integrated Content
    • Coverage areas: College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, The Theatre School, School of Music
  • mary hansen

    Mary Hansen

    • Manager, Strategic Communications
    • Coverage areas: Driehaus College of Business, College of Law, College of Communication

DePaul Newsroom

Find resources for journalists, including the latest press releases, downloadable images and videos. Visit the DePaul Newsroom.

Experts Guide

A searchable list of DePaul faculty and staff subject matter experts available to provide insights and commentary on the news of the day.

Media Training

Working effectively with journalists requires skill, practice and preparation. Being media-ready increases the likelihood that an interview will result in fair and accurate media coverage.

Our office offers a wide range of media training options for DePaul faculty and staff. This could include short sessions to help you develop talking points and key messages or intensive on-camera mock interviews. Group training also is available.

Contact the media relations liaison for your area or to learn about an option that will best fit your needs.

Reporting and Filming on Campus

Members of the news media who wish to conduct interviews or film on campus must contact our media relations team at or 312-241-9856. For information about filming for commercial purposes, visit Filming on Campus.