Tracy James

Assurance Communications Manager

Public Safety and Institutional Assurance
1469 East 17th Street
Bloomington, IN


  • Master of Public Affairs (in progress), Indiana University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Ohio State University
  • Certification: Incident Command System, ICS-100, 200, 700, 300, & 400


As assurance communication manager, Tracy James helps with traditional and social media messaging concerning activities related to Public Safety, Environmental Health and Safety, Emergency Management and Continuity, information security and other safety issues at Indiana University.

She can find experts and information for external media, such as newspaper and broadcast news reporters. She can help provide experts, information and content to internal media outlets at IU, such as employee newsletters and campus social media accounts. She and her colleagues are developing a library of safety messages that can be displayed as posters, digital signs and presentation slides throughout the university. 

Before beginning her job at PSIA in 2014, she worked for almost 11 years on the IU Bloomington News & Media team, and worked for 11 years as a daily newspaper reporter in Southern Illinois before that.