The News Office serves as the main point of contact between the College and the news media, assisting journalists with inquiries about the University and working to publicize University events, programs, and people in various media outlets and through our Web site. The executive director of communications and public affairs serves as the University spokesperson.
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is charged with communicating information about Washington and Lee to both internal and external audiences via the media, official University publications and the Web. It is composed of the following divisions:
The Publications Office is responsible for the design and production of major University publications, and is available to assist on-campus constituents with other writing, design and photography projects, including brochures, posters and other printed materials.
W&L: The Washington and Lee University Alumni Magazine is published three times a year and features news from campus and of our alumni around the world. It is also available in an electronic format that is compatible with mobile devices.
The Web Communications Team is responsible for the University's Web site and social media efforts. The staff manages the University's main content management system and its official blogs; runs a social media managers group for faculty, staff and students; produces various multimedia web features; broadcasts major University events live on the web and publishes the University's monthly electronic newsletter, Generally Speaking.
Our two University photographers provide coverage of life on campus, provide images for University publications and the web and produce the popular Scene on Campus photo diary.
Our videography services include live streaming of major University events and lifelong learning opportunities and video features that promote the University's curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular programs.
Sports Information provides coverage of the University's athletic teams and student-athletes and produces the popular Sports Weekly webcast. The staff is available to media to help coordinate interviews, photographs and other requests.
Washington and Lee's campus radio station, WLUR 91.5 FM Lexington, provides programming by students, faculty, staff and community members and broadcasts a wide range of musical genres, sports, talk shows, news and public affairs.