External Relations

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Hannah Severyn

Media Relations Manager - Arts, Faculty of Registrars



I am Media Relations Manager for the Faculty of Arts. My core responsibilities include promoting research, staff and student achievements, and events through a range of channels. These include press releases, web articles and social media. I am also responsible for media training and crisis comms support. Prior to joining the university, I was a journalist at various major broadcasters including ITV News and Sky News.

Expertise Summary

My main areas of responsibility are:

  • Reputation management and profile raising
  • Editorial content production (press releases, podcasts, films, blogs, award submissions, magazine features, etc)
  • Handling media enquiries (for print, online, broadcast news, features and documentaries)
  • Staff training (engaging with the media, writing and pitching opinion pieces, broadcast interview skills, etc)