Our media relations team based in Minnesota, Florida, and Jacksonville is always available to respond to your questions and help you with your news gathering efforts.
Contact the Media Team
To request a media interview or for a patient condition report, please call our 24-hour media line at 507-284-5005. If the request is not urgent, you may also email your request to [email protected].
Media Interviews and Escort
The media relations team at Mayo Clinic is dedicated to responding to media requests promptly. Members of the media must have a media relations escort with them while on Mayo Clinic property and should arrange an escort before arriving on campus. Escorts are required to protect the health and privacy of our patients.
Video, Satellite and Radio Interview Capabilities
- VideoLink Readycam studios are available all day, every day at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Rochester, Minn.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Phoenix, Ariz.; for live or taped interviews.
- ISDN studio provides high-quality sound for live and recorded radio interviews and an enhanced Skype platform for interviews. Enhanced features include: an off-computer HD camera, high-definition microphones and lighting. The system is mobile and can be set up quickly to facilitate interviews.
Media Pass for the Mayo Clinic News Network
Journalists can sign up for a Mayo Clinic News Network Account to have exclusive access to video and audio sound bites, b-roll and high-resolution images.
- If you already have a Mayo Clinic News Network account, login here.
- If you don’t yet have an account, the Mayo Clinic News Network offers two options:
Media member accounts offer pre-embargo access to news releases and multimedia materials, including the ability to download audio and video files. Accounts are available to journalists and bloggers who agree to honor embargoes.
Guest accounts are for consumers and patients, and enable users to comment on public posts and subscribe to receive email news updates.