Working with Us

UAB’s Office of Media Relations works with journalists to produce the best possible news story. Contact us for access to all UAB sources, including those within the UAB Health System.

To request publicity for campus news, complete and submit the request for publicity form.

During normal business hours, call 205-934-3884.

After hours, call 205-934-3411 and page the media relations specialist on call.

Covering UAB’s campus
Media relations specialists facilitate interviews with faculty, staff and students in all media. For on campus interviews, reporters are required to be escorted by UAB Media Relations in campus buildings.

Covering UAB’s hospitals
Media relations specialists facilitate interviews with doctors, patients and staff in all media. Permission and a signed HIPAA patient consent form are required prior to interviews with UAB patients. Patient condition requests will be answered as soon as possible by the media relations specialist on call.

Covering UAB events
Contact the Office of Media Relations for information about events on campus. Media relations specialists facilitate interviews with participants and visiting performers, as available. UAB’s Alys Stephens Center hosts a variety of events whose coverage requirements can vary.

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