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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
For media inquiries regarding intercollegiate sports and athletics at UCLA.
Liza David Sports Information Director (310) 206-8140
UCLA professional schools
Individual schools have their own media contacts. They are listed below.
Anderson School of Management
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.
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
Nancy Lee Manager, Public Relations (310) 443-7016
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
Dawn Setzer Director of Library Communications (310) 825-0746
Noel Alumit Communications Manager (310) 794-2332