Corporate Communications

Corporate communications leads on proactive and reactive communications relating to the University’s corporate reputation.

Services for media

Journalists should contact the Corporate Communications team to:

  • Receive press releases, photocall notices and media briefings on important University matters
  • Arrange interviews with corporate spokespeople, including the Principal
  • Request comments on corporate issues

Contact us 

Corporate Communications

Communications and Marketing

Work: +44 (0)7979 446 209 Email: press.office@ed.ac.uk

5 Forrest Hill

Edinburgh

EH1 2QL

Out-of-hours service

The Corporate Communications office is staffed Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. The Duty Press Officer handles urgent media enquiries in the evenings or at weekends.

Duty Press Officer

Communications and Marketing

Work: +44 (0)7979 446 209

Services for staff

Colleagues should contact the Corporate Communications team to:

  • Discuss how best to promote stories around corporate matters
  • Get support any for issues that they feel may impact the University’s corporate reputation
  • Learn about media training opportunities
  • Receive the Daily Media Briefing – a daily email round-up on issues relating to the University and Higher Education

Team members

Kathryn Darcus

Head of Corporate Communications

Corporate Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: kathryn.darcus@ed.ac.uk

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

 

Edd McCracken

Head of Corporate Communications

Corporate Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: edd.mccracken@ed.ac.uk

Evanna Holland

Corporate Communications Manager

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Corporate Communications

Communications and Marketing

evanna.holland@ed.ac.uk

Geraldine Dick

Corporate Communications Manager

Corporate Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: geraldine.dick@ed.ac.uk

Liz Wallace

Corporate Communications Manager

Corporate Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: liz.wallace@ed.ac.uk

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Senior Management

Jen Middleton

Deputy Director, Communications

Communications and Marketing

Email: jen.middleton@ed.ac.uk

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