Media Contacts

The media relations team in University Communications and Marketing works with journalists on behalf of the University of South Florida to:

  • Coordinate major university announcements
  • Distribute press releases and media advisories
  • Respond to requests for information
  • Facilitate interviews with the USF President or members of the USF Board of Trustees
  • Identify sources for faculty expert interviews
  • Deliver official university statements
  • Handle public records requests from media outlets

Please contact Adam Freeman or Althea Paul in UCM for assistance with your story, or select a media contact from one of the areas listed below.

Primary Media Contact
Adam Freeman, Director of Media Relations
Main: 813-974-9047
Cell: 813-404-3857

Additional USF Media Contact
Althea Paul, Media Relations Manager
Main: 813-974-1665
Cell: 305-495-0306

USF Health Media Contact
Sarah Worth, Associate Director of Communications
Main: 813-974-3304

*USF Health consists of the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy.
Additional information may be found at

USF Athletics Media Contact
Brian Siegrist, Associate Director of Athletics / Communications
Main: 813-974-4086

University Police Media Contact
Audrey Clarke, Public Information Officer
Main: 813-974-3568
Cell: 813-255-4520

USF Sarasota - Manatee Media Contact
Shawn Ahearn, Director of Communications and Marketing

USF St. Petersburg Media Contact
Carrie O'Brion, Director of Marketing & Communications
Main: 727-873-4452
Cell: 727-698-2611