NCAR & UCAR Communications

NCAR|UCAR Communications handles science communication, media relations, and internal communication across the organization. 


Our visual presence, digitally and in print, represents our collective identity and shared efforts to advance science in service to society. Communications provides guidance to labs, programs, and departments in the implementation of these organization-wide standards.

  • Brand Standards website and handbook (including logos, colors, fonts, template gallery):



  • Our main web presence
  • Includes news releases, feature stories, and other announcments
  • The primary audience is external, including journalists, the general public, policy makers, and the broader science community



  • Our media relations team helps connect reporters with our experts
  • We organize news conferences, send out expert tip sheets, and pitch individual reporters

Social media

  • We connect with the broader scientific community, the science-curious public, and the media through our social media channels
  • We are active on:


  • We reach many of our target audiences through specialized email newsletters
  • NCAR & UCAR Science is a roundup of our latest science stories
  • UCAR Update provides news about opportunities, resources, and deadlines relevant to faculty and students 


Staff Notes Daily


All-staff emails

  • We consult about and edit internal messages from leadership to staff 

Questions or assistance

Get in touch via our contact form.