Communicating Science to the Public: nearby media outlets
- Below are local media outlets that are available to communicate your research to the public. You could write a letter to the editor or try to get an article written about your research.
- HOWEVER, be sure to seek advice before speaking to the media, especially if your research is in any way controversial.
- Seek advice from your advisor
- Seek advice from the News Service of UC Davis University Communications
This resource seems like a very good place to start!
We are the conduit between the news media and the campus. The News Service partners with the campus to get important news out, and we help the media find information quickly and on deadline. Our staff, all with backgrounds as journalists and communications professionals, helps the campus show how we make a difference in the lives of people every day.
The News Service has media training workshops customized for scientitsts, faculty, staff and students.
Local media outlets:
- Daily Democrat in Woodland, CA http://www.dailydemocrat.com/
- Davis Enterprise in Davis, CA http://www.davisenterprise.com/
- Dixon’s Independent Voice in Dixon, CA http://www.independentvoice.com/
- The Sacramento Bee in Sacramento, CA http://www.sacbee.com/
- San Francisco Chronicle in San Francisco, CA http://www.sfgate.com/chronicle/submissions/#open
- Winters Express in Winters, CA http://www.wintersexpress.com/
- KDVS 90.3 FM at UC Davis, CA http://www.kdvs.org/
- NPR (KQED) "Perspectives" http://www.kqed.org/radio/programs/perspectives/index.jsp