Media Inquiries

The OSF HealthCare Media Relations team is available to assist local, national, and international journalists.

Our contact information and areas of the OSF HealthCare Ministry each supports are listed below, but feel free to contact any of us for your media needs.

Karen Brodbeck

Vice President Public Relations 
Phone: (815) 993-3995

Areas Supported:
Health Care Transformation

About Karen:
I have been with OSF HealthCare since 2007, and am currently responsible for strategic communication planning and execution throughout the Ministry. My immediate areas of oversight include internal communication, crisis communication, and media relations. I enjoy working on sharing the OSF HealthCare Ministry with multiple audiences, and invite you to connect with me.

Shelli Dankoff

Media Relations Program Manager
Office: (309) 655-3897
Cell:    (309) 634-8583

Areas Supported:
Central Region:
          OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center - Peoria
          OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois /Children's Service Line

OSF HealthCare Foundation
OSF HealthCare Ministry projects

About Shelli:
I was a television news anchor, reporter, and producer for nearly 20 years and have been with OSF HealthCare since 2008.
My background helps in knowing what reporters want, and how and when they need it. I enjoy helping tell the stories and look forward to working with you.


Libby Allison

Media Relations Coordinator
Office: (309) 308-5015
Cell:    (309) 368-0868

Areas Supported:
Eastern Region: 
          OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center - Bloomington
          OSF HealthCare Saint James Medical Center - Pontiac
          OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center - Urbana
          OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center - Danville

OSF HealthCare Cardiovascular Institute
OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute

About Libby:
I have been with OSF HealthCare since 2016 following a nearly 15 year career as a television news anchor and reporter in multiple television markets. I enjoy working with reporters walking in the shoes I once did - there are so many stories to share throughout our Ministry.


Mike Robinson

Media Relations Coordinator 
Office: (815) 395-5347
Cell:    (815) 979-9713

Areas Supported:
Northern Region:
          OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center - Rockford
          OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center - Mendota
          OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center - Ottawa
          OSF HealthCare Center for Health - Streator
          OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital - Escanaba, MI

Physician and provider recruiting team

About Mike:
I have spent my entire career in media, including 24 years in broadcast journalism. My background and understanding from both sides of news gathering provides me a perspective that can benefit your needs to inform your audience.


Colleen Reynolds

Media Relations Coordinator 
Office: (309) 308-5025
Cell:    (309) 825-7255

Areas Supported:
Western Region:
          OSF HealthCare St. Anthony Health Center - Alton
          OSF HealthCare St. Mary Medical Center - Galesburg
          OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center - Kewanee
          OSF HealthCare Holy Family Medical Center – Monmouth

OSF Innovation
Jump Simulation Center
Access team including OSF Medical Group, OSF OnCall and OSF Urgo

About Colleen:
I joined OSF HealthCare in 2018 after a successful career in radio news where I received numerous awards for my reporting.
I remain active in supporting journalism through the Foundation for the Illinois News Broadcasters Association and look forward to helping journalists learn about OSF Innovation and OSF HealthCare in our western region.