TELLING WRIGHT STATE'S STORY

The Wright State University Office of Communications disseminates critical information to campus and promotes Wright State news and events internally and externally through public relations, media relations, internal communications, and video production.

Services


 

Media Relations

News releases and publicity

Communications staff write press releases, pitch stories to members of the local, regional, and national media, and staff events when media are expected to attend.

Public Relations

Wright State Newsroom

Communications staff write stories for both internal and external audiences that post to the Wright State Newsroom. Most Newsroom content also posts on wright.edu and is shared on university social media channels.

Internal Communications

Campus-wide emails

Communications staff are responsible for sending critical campus-wide messages on Wright State Alert, and important updates from university administration and timely notices from Wright State Police on the Official email list. Access your Wright State Alert account through WINGS Express under the personal information tab.

Communications staff also send non-emergency campus-wide WINGS emails. Please use WINGS email request form to submit a wings email request.

Video Production

Videography and Post-production

Communications staff produce news-style videos that often post to the Wright State Newsroom. Video project consultation that identifies need and connects clients with campus resources or external vendors is also available. Non-news videos that have publicity value may be produced on a case-by-case basis.

Digital Trends

Social Media

Communications staff share Wright State news, stories, and information on the Twitter feed @WrightStateNews and YouTube. Some content is also shared on Wright State’s Facebook page, @WrightState Twitter account, and Wright State’s LinkedIn page, all of which are managed by the Office of Marketing.

People


Seth Bauguess, M.B.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Director of Communications
Address:
4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy Ste 300, Beavercreek Township, OH 45431-1888
Phone:
937-912-0622

Jim Hannah, B.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Assistant Director of Public Relations, Communications and Marketing
Address:
4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy Ste 300, Beavercreek Township, OH 45431-1888
Phone:
937-912-0630

Bob Mihalek, B.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Communications Specialist
Address:
4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy Ste 300, Beavercreek Township, OH 45431-1888
Phone:
937-912-0637

Karen L. Strider-Iiames, M.P.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Director Brand Development and Integrated Communications Communications and Marketing
Address:
4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy Ste 300, Beavercreek Township, OH 45431-1888
Phone:
937-912-0644

Our Stories


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Calamityville puts rescuer skills to test

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Excerpt Many young people have an undying interest in zombies, so a southwest Ohio college professor focuses a class on them. Andrea Harris of Wright State University teaches “Zombies & Gender in Pop Culture.” Her spring class filled up rapidly, …
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