The communications office writes all university news releases, posts them in the Florida Tech Newsroom and distributes them to appropriate media outlets.
Keep in mind that the media, whether local, regional or national, is highly selective when it comes to coverage. Modern media companies are not looking for news to share; they're deciding which news to share. A news release sent to local, regional or national media may not be the most appropriate approach to your content. In some instances, your news is of greatest interest to the campus community and will be publicized in the Florida Tech NOW university newsletter, the research blog or another university outlet.
Before you request a news release, consider the situations when a news release is most useful:
You may initiate content development by filling out a News/Media Relations service request. When completing the form, provide necessary information such as:
You are encouraged to attach a draft release, which we will be glad to review, edit and finalize with your collaboration.
If you have questions beforehand and want to discuss your news first, contact News Bureau Chief Adam Lowenstein at firstname.lastname@example.org or (321) 674-8964.