Media contacts at UCLA

Media Relations and Public Outreach, professional schools and selected other units provide contacts for journalists

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General campus
(310) 825-2585
UCLA Health
(310) 267-7022
(310) 206-8140

Media Relations and Public Outreach

This office serves journalists covering breaking news, campuswide issues and student affairs and responds to general media inquiries. Media Relations and Public Outreach produces UCLA Newsroom, maintains the Media Guide to UCLA Experts, manages UCLA Newsroom on Facebook and Twitter, and operates the UCLA Broadcast Studio. The office also publishes a daily headlines email for news media and the UCLA community: sign-up for UCLA Today.

Media inquiries: (310) 825-2585. Email:

Ricardo Vazquez, Associate Director (310) 206-3986

Alison Hewitt (310) 206-5461

Environment, campus transportation, Volunteer Center, dining halls, Graduate Division and recreation.

Rebecca Kendall (310) 825-1176

Capital programs, student health, residence halls.

Jessica Wolf (310) 825-1046

Social sciences, humanities.

Stuart Wolpert (310) 206-0511

Physical sciences, life sciences.


UCLA Health/David Geffen School of Medicine

For media inquiries regarding UCLA medical centers, hospitals and the David Geffen School of Medicine.

Call (310) 267-7022 | UCLA Health Sciences newsroom


UCLA Athletics

For media inquiries regarding intercollegiate sports and athletics at UCLA.

Liza David Sports Information Director (310) 206-8140

UCLA Bruins website


UCLA professional schools

Individual schools have their own media contacts. They are listed below.

Anderson School of Management

Elise Anderson Director of Media Relations (310) 206-7707
Anderson School newsroom

Fielding School of Public Health

Carla Denly Director of Communications (310) 825-6738

Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

John McDonald Director of Media Relations (310) 880-5332

Herb Alpert School of Music

Ariane Bicho Director of Communications (310) 206-2035

Luskin School of Public Affairs

George Foulsham Executive Director of Communications (310) 206-0159

Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

Matthew Chin Communications Manager (310) 206-0680

School of the Arts and Architecture

Anne Marie Burke Executive Director, Communications and Public Relations (310) 825-4140

School of Dentistry

Brianna Aldrich Communications and Media Officer (310) 206-0835

School of Law

Bill Kisliuk Executive Director of Communications (310) 206-2611

School of Nursing

Laura Perry Director of Communications (310) 794-4022

School of Theater, Film and Television

Sandy Hall Executive Director, Marketing and Communications (310) 206-6835


Other campus units

Some departments offer their own media contacts. Work directly with these contacts on stories.

Alumni Association

Natalee Ellars Senior Director, Alumni Marketing and Membership (310) 206-2139

Broad Stem Cell Research Center

Mirabai Vogt-James Communications Manager (310) 983-1163

California NanoSystems Institute

Sonia J. Luna Executive Director (310) 825-4533

Center for Health Policy Research

Gwendolyn Driscoll Director of Communications (310) 794-0930

Chicano Studies Research Center

Rebecca Epstein Communications and Academic Progams Officer (310) 206-9185

Film and Television Archive

Kelly Graml Marketing and Communications Officer (310) 206-8588

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Sophia Livsey (310) 794-5164

Hammer Museum

Nancy Lee Manager, Public Relations (310) 443-7016

International Institute

Peggy McInerny Director of Communications (310) 794-7226

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Reggie Kumar Senior Media Relations Officer (310) 206-2805

Sustainable LA Grand Challenge

Asma Mahdi Communications and Public Relations Manager (310) 794-5705

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

Holly Wallace Administrative Director (310) 794-9919

UCLA Labor Center

Stefanie Ritoper Communications Director (213) 375-4841

UCLA Library

Dawn Setzer Director of Library Communications (310) 825-0746

Williams Institute

Noel Alumit Communications Manager (310) 794-2332