About us

About McGill Media Relations

Who we are

An experienced and dedicated news team responsible for sharing McGill’s newsworthy activities and discoveries with a wider audience, including the media.

What We Do

Promote McGill’s research, community outreach and newsworthy discoveries, events and people to the media and the general public;

Respond to media inquiries and interview requests;

Manage McGill's main social media accounts and provide guidance to other units;

Provide media services to members of the community, including writing press releases, giving media training to faculty, including social media training, and providing advice about writing and placing op-eds;

Manage McGill’s bank of photo images and respond to internal and media photo requests;

Assist film and TV crews with their requests;

Handle public relations for major announcements, news conferences and symposia;

Provide a daily news digest (internal);

Share information with the media and public in emergencies and crisis situations.