Media Resource

Baptist Health Care Media Line:   850.791.5254
Baptist Health Care Media Email:

Andrews Institute Media Line:   850.291.1156
Andrews Institute Media Email:

Facility Contacts:

Marilyn Smith
Public Relations Specialist

  • Baptist Health Care
  • Baptist Medical Group
  • Baptist Medical Park – Airport
  • Baptist Medical Park – Navarre
  • Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile
  • Baptist Medical Park – Pace
  • Gulf Breeze Hospital
  • Jay Hospital

Sean Sullivan
Andrews Institute Marketing Manager

  • Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Tish Pennewill
Marketing Director

  • Lakeview Center

Media Process

Media Escorts:

To protect the privacy and confidentiality of our patients, all members of the media must be escorted by a BHC Marketing team member or designee, a security officer or the nursing administrator. The marketing team must approve all designee to provide media escorts to provide guidance and legal paperwork.


The Media Relations Staff is available to respond to members of the media to respond to inquires and requests. In addition to assisting you with information for a news story, we are pleased to assist you with the following:

  • News releases
  • Fact sheets
  • Information on health-related topics
  • Photographs and digital images
  • Interview scheduling with a Baptist Health Care administrator, staff member, patient or physician on staff

After-hours calls:

The Baptist Health Care and Andrews Institute media lines are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by the Marketing team. Our staff of experienced professionals makes every effort to return pages promptly and assist media inquiries as best as possible, following company policies and HIPAA guidelines. Reporters needing information before or after regular business hours, should call the BHC or AI Media Line.