Media and Press Relations

The CERN Media and Press Relations office, part of the Education, Communications and Outreach Group, works to increase awareness of and foster support for CERN and its activities; to promote the interaction of science with society, via the media.


  • To disseminate CERN’s key messages and official communications to the world’s media
  • To be the main point of contact for press by various means and reply to their requests effectively
  • To provide media expertise inside and outside CERN
  • To evaluate and interpret the press coverage and report on the stakeholders’ sentiment
  • To ensure the good image and preserve the reputation of the Organization in the media


  • To host and organise media visits on the CERN site
  • To issue news for journalists from around the world via different platforms and social media
  • To reply to daily journalists queries via email or phone
  • To monitor media coverage and social media
  • To provide and constantly update our diverse online resources
  • To organise press conferences and press events related to CERN’s scientific results
  • To actively participate in scientific networks
  • To provide support at scientific conferences in media matters
  • To organise adapted media training with HR for staff, users and management


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