Media Training

Resources for Academic Professionals

Get yourself in the database:

Expert Database at the University of North Carolina

Find an Expert at Duke University


Inspiring Projects

Digital Projects List – a list of inspiring online projects, great for those interested in digital humanities

List of innovative games – some played online, some offline

Books and Articles to help you strategize your use and creation of media

Theater and Performance list


Get noticed:

Submit to Futurity: Research News from Top Universities

Excellent how-to Resources from Duke University’s News office

Communicating Your Research to Multiple Publics – a planning/strategy list

The Art of the Interview (Google Slides presentation)

Good article on PLOS Blog how Academic Scientists can effectively work with media

Excellent tips from The Guardian newspaper on “How Academics can engage with policy”

Discussion thread on getting covered in non-academic media from Academia on StackExchange

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from Burgetta Wheeler, opinion editor at the News & Observer