MEDIA GUIDELINES

News Crews

mg官方电子平台 welcomes the media to its campuses, centers, and other locations. Members of the press are encouraged to contact 媒体 Relations before arriving at mg官方电子平台. Prior clearance is needed to conduct interviews, to film or photograph inside campus buildings, residence halls/facilities, classrooms, research laboratories, or other restricted areas. Access to all locations may not be available at all times.

News crews should be directed to lmetcalf@foreverfitnessgym.com. Please note that University policies and guidelines remain in effect at all times.

Commercial Crews

Commercial and student crews interested in filming on any of mg官方电子平台’s campuses should contact the mg官方电子平台 Facilities Department for permission and guidelines. Crews will be required to complete the facilities use request application forms. Requests should be submitted in writing several weeks prior to the requested date, since paperwork, documentation, and review by other departments may be required.

Commercial crews can find information on 访问ing campus 在这里. Please note that University policies and guidelines remain in effect at all times.

媒体 Inquiries

Reporters contact us looking for mg官方电子平台 sources or to check facts to help them complete their stories. Employees who receive media inquiries are encouraged to let 媒体 Relations know and should prioritize getting back to reporters as soon as possible to meet their deadlines. If you receive a media inquiry that is irrelevant to your college and/or expertise, please contact 媒体 Relations with the details so that they may redirect the request to the appropriate person.

Press Releases

Press releases help disseminate information about mg官方电子平台 events, research results, major faculty accomplishments, experts on a timely news topic, executive-level appointments, and other topics that may be of interest to the media. If you choose to draft a release, mg官方电子平台 follows Associated Press style for all press materials, and current AP Stylebooks are available in the Division of Public Affairs office for anyone who needs one. Always include the current mg官方电子平台 boilerplate and name, 电子邮件 address, and phone number of the media contact. Photo attachments should be indicated at the top of the release, and captions should be included between the end of the release and the boilerplate. Unless prior clearance is given, send your final release to 媒体 Relations for review and approval. Please indicate your target distribution date. 媒体 Relations has access to media databases if you need help creating targeted media lists for your releases.

Pitching

Distributing a press release is just one step in the process of getting news coverage. If you need help, please contact 媒体 Relations. We have access to media databases if you need to update your targeted media list or want to create a new list for a new type of pitch.

News Clippings

媒体 Relations subscribes to news clipping services to track 打印 and television news stories. Each Friday, a report is distributed via 电子邮件 with a digest of major mg官方电子平台 television, 打印, and online clips. Each clip is measured for return on investment (ROI). If you would like to receive the weekly media highlights report or need help tracking a specific news story or outlet, 电子邮件  bsulli15@foreverfitnessgym.com.