Public Affairs

The Reed College Office of Public Affairs oversees strategic communications for the college. We work with campus departments and offices, the media, and external partners to promote the institution and tell the many stories of Reed.

Our office provides a variety of communications services to faculty and staff, develops creative for both print and digital communications, and connects members of the media to Reed faculty. We oversee the distribution of news about the college internally and externally.

Our staff includes marketing professionals, writers and editors, print and web designers, and media relations professionals.

Our services

Media relations

Our office provides media relations assistance to reporters and disseminates news about Reed College. All media inquiries should be directed to RW Jones Agency at

Digital strategy

In partnership with web support services, we oversee Reed's official website and produce digital content, web pages, and tools that support the strategic goals of the institution.

Print design

We coordinate the graphic design and printing of a wide range of publications and marketing materials.


We produce Reed Magazine and manage Reed's official news channels.

Social media

We manage Reed's primary social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.