Internal communications

The internal communications team publishes the weekly faculty and staff newspaper Inside Iowa State, and its companion email, Inside Update. The staff also maintains the online calendar, faculty/staff and student announcements, university homepage and many top-level websites.

News Service

News Service is the central source for university news, information and expert sources. Staff coordinate media relations, disseminate news and provide media training.


Photographer Christopher Gannon provides on-location and studio services for the university community.

Social media

University relations manages Iowa State's primary social media accounts (@IowaStateU). Contact Erin Rosacker, 294-8870, for information and assistance.


Videographer Dave Olson produces original content that showcases Iowa State's research, students and campus. He also oversees a live broadcast studio that connects Iowa State experts with global media outlets.

Who to contact

Media inquiries
News Service, 515-294-3720

Communications counsel
University Relations director, 515-294-6137
News Service, 515-294-3720

Story ideas for Inside Iowa State
Inside, 515-294-7065

Post online announcement
Inside, 515-294-7065

Post calendar items
Calendar, 515-294-8870

Photos, 515-294-4053