Resources for Reporters

Mercyhealth has a variety resources for reporters from physicians and medical experts who can discuss a wide range of topics with the media. Please contact Trish Skram with your requests.

Media relations staff in the Marketing and Public Relations department are available to assist local, regional, national, and international news media in answering questions about the health system, locating an expert spokesperson, or obtaining more information about a news release or event.

Please see our Media Relations Policy for further information.

Marketing and Public Relations

Phone: (608) 743-2060
Fax: (608) 743-2061

Walworth County, Wisconsin, and Illinois

Phone: (262) 949-2341
Fax: (815) 943-8241

Media Relations Staff

Barb Bortner

Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations
Phone: (608) 743-2052
Email: bbortner@mhsjvl.org

Tom Jensen

Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Walworth County / McHenry County
Phone: (262) 949-2341
Email: tjensen@mhsjvl.org

Trish (Skram) Reed

Media/Public Relations Specialist
Rock County / Walworth County
Phone: (608) 741-2413
Email: tjreed@mhsjvl.org • Twitter: @mercyhealth @trishjreed 

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