You can contact the News Centre for more information about press releases, expert commentators, images, multimedia content, to arrange filming on campus for news stories, to use the ISDN line and much more.
Out of hours contact
Telephone: 07711 927821
Telephone: 0116 252 3335
A graduate in English from the University of Leicester, Ather has been a journalist for nearly 30 years and is a former winner of a Commonwealth Press Union scholarship to India.
Ather manages the News Centre, provides strategic and operational advice on media priorities and reputation management; liaises with the press on local, national and international stories; writes news and features about research and corporate news.
News Projects Officer
Telephone: 0116 252 2415
Peter graduated with a degree in English and Media Studies from De Montfort University in 2005 and spent two years working for the British Psychological Society before joining the News Centre.
Peter leads the News Centre's corporate news output, developing and managing the delivery of news content around strategic projects.
News Centre Officer
Telephone: 0116 229 7467
Ellen studied Journalism with Photography at the University of Chester before joining the News Centre in 2013.
Ellen leads in the News Centre's multimedia output and identifies newsworthy stories for the web, press, video and social media; promotes and publicises media events.
News Centre Executive
Telephone: 0116 252 5761
An English and History graduate from the University of Leicester, Alex writes press releases, features and blogs for the website, issues press releases to the media, manages the Media Experts Guide and Think: Leicester platforms and oversees Work Experience placements.