Our staff tells the stories of WVU. University Relations/Communications helps prospective and current students, alumni and parents, opinion leaders, and the community at large learn about the state’s flagship higher education institution. The information hub for news and information about the University is our website WVUToday.
We use traditional media, responding to media inquiries, providing faculty experts on various topics, and issuing press releases. And we use new media, creating direct channels of communication with people who are interested in everything about WVU.
We offer news organizations releases, videos, tip sheets and feature story ideas. We also arrange news conferences, radio and television interviews, personal visits to the WVU campus, satellite uplinks of news events and photo shoots.
Our staff also facilitates internal communications at WVU, producing Mountaineer
E-News and maintaining its companion
website, and we contribute to University web sites and the
. Do you have a great story idea?
E-NewsMountaineer E-News, distributed by University Relations primarily to faculty and staff on all campuses, is an email publication and companion website containing news and announcements about the University. If you have questions about distribution, or would like to receive Mountaineer E-News, send an email to email@example.com or call 304-293-7340. For content questions, call 304-293-3990.
Mountaineer E-News is published daily at 9 a.m. Monday through Friday. The companion website is updated daily.
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John A. Bolt
Senior Executive Director
358 Marina Tower
Director of News
4th Floor Marina Tower
Program Assistant II
Director of Video Storytelling
Editor, WVU magazine
Senior Writer/WVU Magazine
Videographer and Photographer/WVU Magazine
Communications for Student Life