Media contacts at UCLA

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

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Media Relations and Public Outreach

(310) 825-2585
Twitter: @UCLANewsroom

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 and operates the UCLA Broadcast Studio.

Phil Hampton, Director of Media Relations (310) 206-1460

Ricardo Vazquez, Assistant Director (310) 206-3986

Admissions, financial aid, international students, online education.

Tod Tamberg, Assistant Director (310) 825-0680

Labor relations, UCPD and fire department, fundraising, facilities, intellectual property.

Stuart Wolpert Senior media relations officer (310) 206-0511

Physical sciences, life sciences.

Meg Sullivan Senior media relations officer (310) 825-1046

Humanities, social sciences.

Alison Hewitt Senior media relations officer (310) 206-5461

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

Rebecca Kendall Senior media relations officer (310) 825-1176

Capital programs, student health, residence halls.


UCLA Health System

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

Call (310) 794-0777

UCLA Health System newsroom

Roxanne Yamaguchi Moster Director (310) 794-2264


UCLA Athletics

For media inquiries regarding sports and athletics at UCLA.

UCLA Bruins website

Liza David Sports Information Director (310) 206-8140


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

Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

Kathleen Wyer (310) 206-0513

Luskin School of Public Affairs

Alex Boekelheide Executive Director, Communications (310) 206-0159

School of the Arts and Architecture

Anne Marie Burke Director of Communications and Public Outreach (310) 825-4140

School of Dentistry

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

Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

Bill Kisliuk Director, Media Relations and Marketing (310) 206-0540

School of Law

Lauri Gavel Director of Communications (310) 206-2611

School of Nursing

Laura Perry Director of Communications (310) 794-4022

Fielding School of Public Health

Carla Denly Director of Communications (310) 825-6738

School of Theater, Film and Television

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


Other campus units

Work directly with these contacts on stories in their areas.

Alumni Association

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

Center for Health Policy Research

Gwendolyn Driscoll Director of Communications (310) 794-0930

Film and Television Archive

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

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Stacey Abarbanel Director of Marketing and Communications (310) 825-4288

Hammer Museum

Sarah Stifler Director of Communications (310) 443-7056

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Shaun Mason Media Relations Director (310) 206-2805

International Institute

Peggy McInerny Director of Communications (310) 794-7226

UCLA Library

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