Media relations at Calvin College is a two-pronged effort:
Both efforts are part of communications and marketing at Calvin, which is in turn part of the advancement division.
Since the summer of 2008, Matt Kucinski, a former television reporter who holds a master's degree in communications, has served as Calvin's media relations manager. Matt continues to provide the numerous services that working journalists have come to expect from Calvin, including:
The Calvin media relations office has a document available to media and Calvin faculty, staff and students that outlines our philosophy of media relations and includes some practical tips for working with the media.
Sports information is supervised by Jeff Febus, sports information coordinator. He is ably assisted by a number of Calvin students, and their work can be found on the Calvin sports Web site. Services to working journalists are many and include:
In addition, to the work of Matt and Jeff, there are three other publicists who work on Calvin's campus for three specific areas of the college. Those interested in music, theatre and art should contact those publicists directly.
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