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About Communications

Professional communicators work to effectively communicate to UW-Extension employees and to Wisconsin residents statewide about UW-Extension programs and services that maximize access to the resources and research of the university.

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Cooperative Extension

UW System

Employee e-Newsletter News & Ideas

News & Ideas, the UW Colleges and UW-Extension employee newsletter, provides timely information about UW-Extension and UW Colleges issues, programs and projects, events and accomplishments.

Logos/Graphic Standards

Please visit our Logo and Ordering Information page for guidelines on logo use, logos you can download for print and web use, and merchandise with UW-Extension logos.

Photo Release Forms

Photo Release forms in English and Spanish are available.

PowerPoint Template

Colleagues are encouraged to include the UW-Extension logo on PowerPoint presentations. Templates of PowerPoint slides with the UW-Extension logos are available for you to use. See Templates and Forms.

Communications and External Relations

Lin Larson

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Communication and Marketing
(608) 263-5061

Jackie Askins

Media Relations Specialist
(608) 263-5023


Adam Paris

University Relations Specialist
(608) 262-6287

Molly Vidal

(608) 890-0181

Other UW-Extension Communicators

See Contacts for News Media for a list of communicators by institutional office, division and programs.