Media contacts at UCLA

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

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​​(310) 825-2585 or contact by email

UCLA Newsroom website | @UCLANewsroom on Twitter

UCLA Health media (310) 267-7022

UCLA Athletics media (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:

Tod Tamberg Director of Strategic Communications (310) 825-0680 

Media inquiries.

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, campus housing, residential life, Bruin Resource Center, student groups, Healthy Campus Initiative, Technology Development Group, labor relations.

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 Assistant Dean for Communications (310) 825-6738

Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

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

Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

Amy Akmal Director of Public Relations (310) 825-2268

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

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 Director (310) 983-1163

California NanoSystems Institute

Sonia Luna Executive Director (310) 825-4533

Center for Health Policy Research

Gwendolyn Driscoll Director of Communications (310) 794-0930

Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA

Holly Wallace Communications Manager (310) 267-8744

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

Erin Connors Director of Communications and Engagement (310) 825-4288

Hammer Museum

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

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

David Colgan Director of Communications (310) 206-2413

International Institute

Peggy McInerny Director of Communications (310) 794-7226

Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Reggie Kumar Media Relations Manager (310) 206-2805

Sustainable LA Grand Challenge

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

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

Daniel Seeff West Coast Director (310) 206-9700

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