We focus on strategically placing USC Aiken experts and research in targeted media outlets—identifying and facilitating opportunities to enhance our institutional reputation, influence public discourse, and increase visibility among peers and stakeholders. We write media advisories, pitch stories to reporters, arrange media interviews, and plan and manage news conferences.

Media Contact :

Leslie Hull-Ryde

Director of News and Information

803-641-3738 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Request Media Coverage

Faculty and staff may also request Marketing and Media Coverage services via 25Live.

To make a Media Service request in 25Live, select AIK - Media (TV/Radio/Newspaper) as a Resource. Marketing services can also be added by selecting AIK- Marketing.

After your event is saved, University Marketing and Communication will contact you.