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News and Media


Media Relations seeks to promote St. John’s University, its academic initiatives, student and faculty accomplishments, and its work to enhance our community through the media. The Office handles all publicity efforts for the University in dealing with local, national and international print, TV, radio and Internet opportunities. All external communication involving press releases, press conferences, media interview requests, publicity-driven event coordination and academic programming initiatives, as well as University statements about topical subject matter for media consideration, must come from Media Relations as per our Media Relations Policy. For additional guidance, please consult our Media Relations Protocol.
Brian Browne

Executive Director for University Relations and Assistant Vice President for Government Relations

718-990-2762 (o)
917-561-7068 (c)
[email protected]
Jen Tucholski

Director, Media Relations

718-990-5789 (o)
917-209-7164 (c)
[email protected]

Faculty Experts

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Members of the faculty and administration at St. John’s University are available to provide expert commentary and analysis on a range of subjects — from higher education issues to breaking and trending news topics. The Media Relations team is here to assist you in both identifying and contacting faculty experts for radio, television, print, and other media interviews.

For assistance coordinating media opportunities with St. John's University's faculty experts, please contact Jen Tucholski, Media Relations Representative, by email or at 917-209-7164.

More News

The Academic Center for Equity and Inclusion (ACEI) officially opened on Monday, October 8, marking another major step for the University’s initiative to expand and enhance an inclusive campus community.
October 12, 2018
Carnival rides, music, great food, and games created a festive setting as St. John’s students greeted their families for a weekend of fun activities on the Queens, NY, campus during the University’s annual Family Weekend, held October 5-7.
October 10, 2018
St. John’s University’s Ph.D. in Literacy program was recently nominated for the Jason R. Bourne Outstanding Online Program award by the Online Learning Consortium.
October 9, 2018
Angelica Cruz ‘18TCB won the 2018 Flourish Award for her video case study, Escaping Poverty and Producing Fair Trade, her Spring 2017 academic service learning project.
October 8, 2018
St. John's introduced Mike Cragg as its seventh athletic director in program history on Tuesday in a press conference inside Carnesecca Arena.
October 3, 2018


St. John’s University’s Office of Media Relations supports the University’s strategic priorities by showcasing our faculty expertise, student and alumni success stories, and institutional rankings to our local, regional, national, and global communities.