The department of communications provides consistent and clear communication to the UA community and beyond. We focus on internal communications, media relations and safety.

Our team is responsible for writing, editing, pitching and distributing stories based on news value as aligned with the four pillars of the University’s strategic plan. The presidential communications strategist develops and manages presidential communications, including speeches, campus messages and more.


Share News & Announcements: Complete the submit news form.

Crisis Communications: For immediate assistance with a potential crisis issue, contact Monica Watts.

Media Inquiries: Direct questions to Alex House. For athletics inquiries, contact Athletics Communications.


UA News Center

The latest news, announcements and stories from the Capstone.

Inside UA

The official weekly newsletter for faculty, staff and students.

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92.5 UA Info Radio

On-air and online streaming emergency, weather and traffic info plus more.


Have announcements, news or stories you want to share with campus or the media?
We’re here to help.

Media Relations

We provide comprehensive media relations services to the University community, working closely with state, regional and national media to publicize student and faculty research, faculty expertise and University programs.

Pitching to Media

We seek stories with potential for national and regional coverage that will elevate UA’s academic reputation. For guidance on pitching stories to the media, contact Alex House or use the submit news form.

Media Training

Our team provides professional training and assistance to individuals and units wanting to promote their faculty and staff to the media. To request media training, contact Deidre Stalnaker.

Meet the Staff