University of Kentucky Healthcare Public Relations

Name: University of Kentucky Healthcare Public Relations

Contact Number: (859) 323-2399

Address: Matthews Building, 606 South Limestone, Lexington KY, 40504

Supervisor Name: Allison Perry

Supervisor Position: Senior Information Specialist

Supervisor Email: allison.perry@uky.edu

Description: UK Public Relations Seeking Interns for Fall/Spring

UK Public Relations is looking for interns to work with the UK HealthCare PR team for the fall and/or spring semesters. Job duties include writing press releases and features, media tracking and reporting, interviewing and transcribing, and assisting with press events. AP Style knowledge required. An interest in the healthcare field is a plus. Interested applicants should send an email with a resume and two writing samples to allison.perry@uky.edu.

Core Tasks: Search for/identify newsworthy stories; Interview patients/transcribe interview; write feature stories, press releases, announcements, fact sheets, health columns; Assist with video production; Run media reports, update media lists.