University Marketing and Communications

Office of University Communications

The Office of University Communications shares the news of The University of Toledo with internal and external audiences to promote the institution and enhance our reputation. We engage our University community of faculty, staff, students and alumni through the promotion of research achievements, awards received, on-campus events and updates to University policies and operations. As a national public research university, UT also has an important role to share knowledge and expertise through external print and electronic media.

Contact us to assist with university-wide internal communications and media relations.

Some of our key services include:

Who to contact for services: 

Meghan Cunningham
Interim Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Christine Billau
Media Relations Specialist, Main Campus

Tyrel Linkhorn
Media Relations Specialist, Health Science Campus

Vicki Kroll
Editor of UT News

Christine Wasserman
Associate Director of Communications

Student employment opportunities

The Office of University Communications periodically has opportunities for internships or graduate assistantships. 

Current Open Internships

The Office of University Marketing and Communications is looking to hire two students for internship positions, one who can begin working before the end of the academic year and stay through the summer and the other joining the office beginning fall semester 2018.

Student interns in the Office of University Marketing and Communications are responsible for writing articles for UT News, myUT and UT NewsBreak; composing news releases about campus news and events; assisting staff with news conferences and special events; and performing other duties as assigned.

Candidates for the position need to be strong writers with solid communication, reporting and interviewing skills; be familiar with AP style; have the ability to adhere to tight deadlines; and work well with others. Professional experience and internships are preferred; attention to details a must.

Student writers will work up to 20 hours per week and should be able to continue in the position for at least two full semesters.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three news or public relations writing samples to UT News Editor Vicki Kroll via email to Those considered for the position will be requested to interview and complete a writing test.

Last Updated: 4/8/19