Baptist Memorial Media Center

The Baptist Public Relations division of the Corporate Communications department is Baptist Memorial Health Care's official communications link to local, national and international news media and the journalists who represent them. The staff supports all BMHCC entities, including 15 hospitals in the Mid-South, with centralized, coordinated communications.

News & Events

All Baptist news releases are available at the media center. Archives are also available. For a list of upcoming Baptist events, please visit our calendar of events.

PR Staff Directory

Baptist's public relations staff members are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to handle news media inquiries. Please page a Baptist PR practitioner if you need immediate assistance.

Beat & Expert Lists

Baptist's Media Center offers both a Beat and Expert List to allow you to quickly determine the appropriate public relations contact for a Baptist location or service.

Baptist Leader Employee Newsletter

Baptist's employee newsletter, "The Leader" chronicles the latest news and events happening at Baptist entities. Issues are available in PDF format.

Background/Fact Sheets

Check out our fact sheets for basic facts about Baptist Memorial Health Care and its affiliated entities. The Baptist At A Glance fact sheet is updated regularly and features information from the most recently completed fiscal year.

Smart Medicine Videos

Baptist is the underwriting sponsor of the health newsmagazine show Smart Medicine, broadcast on WKNO-TV Channel 10. Many of the features aired on Smart Medicine since 2004 are available via streaming video at

Media Relations Policies

All media inquiries and visits to Baptist facilities must be coordinated through Baptist's Public Relations staff. Please review our media relations policies.

Preferred Baptist Style

The preferred style for the corporation on first reference is Baptist Memorial Health Care. Please review our preferred style guide for more information.

Evergreen Story Ideas

Baptist's Evergreen Article Archive houses timely, relevant stories that can be used by journalists and news media outlets throughout the Mid-South anytime and at no cost.

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