The Office of Institutional Communications is the central communication team for the University of West Florida and has a team committed to assisting reporters with information and providing subject matter experts.

To contact our team, please email or call any of the below team members:


Tom St. Myer

News and Publicity Director

Brittany Sherwood

Assistant Director of Strategic Communications

Megan Gonzalez

Executive Director of Institutional Communications

Media Resources

Public Records Request

The state of Florida has the broadest public records and open meeting laws in the country. Since University of West Florida is a public university, most of the activities and materials of our work fall under Florida’s Sunshine Law.

All news media requests for public records should be sent to

Be the First to Know

If you are a member of the news media and would like to receive news releases and media alerts from UWF’s Office of Institutional Communications, please provide your contact information and any reporting interests to

Request Photos/Video

The Office of Institutional Communications has photo and video professionals on staff who are able to provide visual elements to assist you with your story. Many photos and videos in UWF’s libraries are provided to news media free of charge. Please email with your request. 

Commercial Filming and Photography at UWF

If you are interested in producing a commercial film or conducting a photoshoot at UWF, please follow the guidelines outlined here.