Northern Illinois University

Name and Address
Northern Illinois University
News office: Public Affairs
Gilbert Hall, B-123
DeKalb IL 60115
United States
Phone news office: 815-753-1681
Phone main: 815-753-1000
Fax news office: 815-753-3299

Contact Directory


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Media Contacts and Active Users

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Name Title Beat Email Phone
Lori Botterman Dir. communication CHHS 8157530041
Kathryn Buettner VP of University Relations 815-753-9500
Abigail Dean Associate Director of Communications & Marketing
Brad Hoey Director of Communications and Marketing General Inquiries, Board of Trustees, Administration 815-753-6667
Andrew Hrubec Assistant Editor and Videographer 815-753-5604
Melanie Magara Assistant to the VP for Outreach General Inquiries, Board of Trustees, Administration 815-753-1681
Paula Meyer Director of Communications College of Liberal Arts 815-753-0518
Lisa Miner Director Institutional Communications 815-753-6069
Expert Directory Profiles Manage Experts

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Name Title Beat Email Phone
Hidden Profiles

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Name Title Beat Email Phone
Joe King Acting Director of Media & Public Relations Law, Business, Engineering 815-753-4299
Mark McGowan Public Affairs Specialist Visual and Performing Arts, Health and Human Sciences, Education 815-753-9472
Jennice O'Brien Senior Director Internal & Web Communications NIU Web Site 815-753-1682
Tom Parisi Public Affairs Specialist Liberal Arts and Sciences 815-753-3635