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Public and Media Relations

University News and PR is the liaison between the university community and news media, responding to incoming media inquiries and public requests for information and providing strategic public and media relations services and support to departments, colleges and schools across the university.  
To request an interview, comment and/or statement from UNC faculty, staff and/or students, contact UNC’s News and Public Relations (PR) team.

Media on Campus

News media are permitted to enter public areas of UNC’s campus but are strongly encouraged to first contact a member of the News and PR team prior to visiting. Daily parking passes can be made available upon request. While on UNC property, media representatives may be accompanied by a member of the News and PR team. 

Resources for Media

UNC Experts List

Deanna Herbert

Director of News and Public Relations

Email: deanna.herbert@unco.edu

Phone: 970-351-1763

Deanna Herbert

sydney kern

Public Relations Strategist

Email: sydney.kern@unco.edu

Phone: 970-351-1940

Sydney Kern

Carlos José Pérez Sámano

Bilingual Communications Strategist

Email: carlosjose.perezsamano@unco.edu

Phone: 970-351-1778

Carlos José Pérez Sámano


Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Communications

Email: dennis.driscoll@unco.edu

Phone: 970-351-3645

Carlos José Pérez Sámano

Images for Download

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Campus Commons

Branded Sidewalks


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Northern Vision

North Hall

Michener Library

UNC Sign Winter

UNC Sign Summer

President's Row

People walking Central Campus

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People walking West Campus

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Campus in Fall

Destination UNC

Students on Campus

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