Public Relations

Public Relations

Contacts

Cindy Workman
Director of Public Relations
402.280.2969 

Adam Klinker
Public Relations Specialist
402.280.2864

Jim Berscheidt
Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
402.280.1272

Public Relations

We raise awareness about and support the academic mission of the University by promoting—through multiple news, media and social channels—news, stories and editorial content. In addition, we handle crisis communications for the University.

We tell Creighton’s stories by:

  • Highlighting unique and interesting ways that Creighton is making a difference
  • Keeping our eyes and ears open for the latest successes and achievements of faculty, staff, students and alumni
  • Promoting events, lectures and other activities of the University
  • Offering expert commentary on issues, events or topics of interest
  • Crafting news releases and distributing them
  • Pitching stories to local, regional and national media outlets
  • Commenting on national trends or issues in higher education, localizing national stories
  • Showcasing our research
  • Responding to media inquiries

Resources

General Information

General Information

  • All media interviews should be coordinated by the media relations team.
  • Contact us prior to attending an event or visiting campus to cover a story
  • Media personnel are encouraged to wear a badge or similar credential while on campus
  • We must authorize all use of Creighton photography
  • Use the below form to obtain permission from subjects of photography/video for promotional purposes:

Photographs

Photographs

Photographs of the Creighton University campus, students and activities are available upon request. Use of Creighton photographs in news articles and publications must be authorized by Marketing and Communications.

Access to Campus and the Use of Photographic Equipment

Access to Campus and the Use of Photographic Equipment

Creighton University has an open campus, where no restrictions are placed on media personnel. However, respect for the privacy of our students, faculty and staff—and occasional mitigating circumstances— require that we set some rules regarding access:

  • Media personnel are free to enter the campus, but our media relations team should be notified ahead of time. See campus map and directions for parking.
  • The use of still or video images from the campus for advocacy of political positions or candidacies is prohibited.
  • Entry to classrooms, offices and places of worship by media personnel must be cleared with the University in advance. Access to all residence halls is strictly prohibited without prior permission.

In times of emergency, all of the above regulations and policies may be suspended or altered.

Media Attending Events at Creighton University

Media Attending Events at Creighton University

Media personnel should contact us prior to attending an event as part of their news coverage. This will enable us to provide additional background information and make arrangements for parking.

To set up sound and video for lectures or similar activities, we require advance notice.

Commercial Use of Creighton Facilities

Commercial Use of Creighton Facilities

Creighton protects its name and landmarks from inappropriate commercial use. We strive to cooperate with film and video producers desiring to use Creighton facilities when their activities serve the University's mission and interests.

Requests are to be sent to our media relations team. We will notify the requestor of our decision and be the main point of contact for the production company and University offices.