University Communications and Marketing

News Service


For university employees:

Public Communication Specialist Mark Locklear writes news and feature stories about people, events, programs and accomplishments at UNCP to get coverage about the university in the media throughout the region and state. If you have a newsworthy story, he will work with you to promote it.

University Communications and Marketing maintains the University Newswire website.

For members of the media:

For media inquiries, please contact Jodi Phelps or Mark Locklear.

Credentialed members of the media who wish to be added to our distribution list, please email

Members of the media who would like to receive notice of public meetings should file a written request for such and send to the following:

Mark Locklear, Public Communications Specialist

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

P.O. Box 1510

Pembroke, NC 28372

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