Difference between revisions of "Brigham Young University. News Bureau"

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Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1974-1975: p. 533 ( News Bureau/ Public Communications) Brigham Young University The First Hundred Years, 1975: v. 3 p. 642-643 (serve the university in dispersing school news to the outside world; four main divisions: news operations, information service, publications, and advertising; publishing president ‘s letter to the parents, special editions of the Daily Universe, and BYU Today)
 
Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1974-1975: p. 533 ( News Bureau/ Public Communications) Brigham Young University The First Hundred Years, 1975: v. 3 p. 642-643 (serve the university in dispersing school news to the outside world; four main divisions: news operations, information service, publications, and advertising; publishing president ‘s letter to the parents, special editions of the Daily Universe, and BYU Today)
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Email from Jena Green, May 26, 2011 (directors of News Bureau)
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Phone call to Carri Jenkins, May 25, 2011 (history of News Bureau)
  
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==

Revision as of 17:44, 16 June 2011

Established around 1952, the News Bureau was responsible for overseeing university news publications. In 1978 Press Relations was renamed Public Communications. Directors for the News Bureau included Edwin J. Butterworth (1952-1978).

Variant Names

Brigham Young University. Press Relations

Description

Established: 1952

Abolished: 1978

Location: Provo, Utah (1952-1978)

Functions

Press Relations’ main function was to serve the university in dispersing school news to the outside world. It also prepares news releases and dissemination of the same to press, radio, television, magazine, and wire services. Within it there were four main divisions: news operations, information service, publications, and advertising. The news bureau was responsible for publishing president ‘s letter to the parents, special editions of the Daily Universe, and BYU Today, the alumni magazine.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The director of News Bureau reported to the director of University Relations.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Public Relations Division (1952-1964)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. University Relations Division (1964-1978)

Associated unit: The Daily Universe (1956-1978)

Associated unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Communications (1964-1978)

Associated unit: KBYU (1952-1960)

Associated unit: KBRG (1960-1960)

Associated unit: KBYU-FM (1960-1978)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Public Communications (1978)

Associated Archival Materials

Records of the Public Communications Department, 1951-1979 (UA 586)

Faculty Biographical File, 1900-2000 (UA 909)

Sources

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog 1952-1953 p. 9 (first mention of Ed Butterworth and something resembling the News Bureau)

Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1983-1984: p. 353 (Public Communications)

Faculty Biographical File, 1900-2000, Edwin J. Betterworth (functions to oversee newspaper, TV and Radio Stations, and National Wire Service)

Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1974-1975: p. 533 ( News Bureau/ Public Communications) Brigham Young University The First Hundred Years, 1975: v. 3 p. 642-643 (serve the university in dispersing school news to the outside world; four main divisions: news operations, information service, publications, and advertising; publishing president ‘s letter to the parents, special editions of the Daily Universe, and BYU Today)

Email from Jena Green, May 26, 2011 (directors of News Bureau)

Phone call to Carri Jenkins, May 25, 2011 (history of News Bureau)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00355

Creator: ANG/ARC