Media contacts at UCLA
For general UCLA media inquiries, please call 310-825-2585 or contact us by email.
For our latest campus news, visit the UCLA Newsroom website.
For UCLA Health media inquiries, please call 310-267-7022.
For UCLA Athletics media inquiries, please call 310-206-8140.
UCLA Media Relations
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Melissa Abraham Director of Media Relations 323-703-7902
Bill Kisliuk Director of Media Relations 310-486-3207
Ricardo Vazquez Director of Media Relations 310-206-3986
Katherine Alvarado Assistant Director of Media Relations 310-794-6847
Alison Hewitt Senior media relations officer 310-206-5461
Humanities, environment, Volunteer Center, veterans.
Jessica Wolf Senior media relations officer 310-825-1046
Social sciences, ethnic studies centers.
Stuart Wolpert Senior media relations officer 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
The professional schools provide media contacts in their areas.
Anderson School of Management
Fielding School of Public Health
Carla Denly Assistant Dean for Communications 310-825-6738
School of Education and Information Studies
John McDonald Director of Media Relations 310-880-5332
Samueli School of Engineering
Christine Wei-li Lee Executive Director of Communications 310-206-0540
Herb Alpert School of Music
Brian Runt Interim Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing 310-206-4911
Luskin School of Public Affairs
Les Dunseith Executive Director of Communications 310-206-5252
School of the Arts and Architecture
Anne Marie Burke Executive Director, Communications and Public Relations 310-825-4140
School of Dentistry
Brianna Aldrich Director of Communications 310-206-0835
School of Law
Christopher Roberts Chief Strategic Communications Officer 310-206-2611
School of Nursing
Kevin Tyler Director, Communications 310-903-6654
School of Theater, Film and Television
Noela Hueso Senior Communications Manager 310-825-0965
Other campus units
Many departments provide their own media contacts.
Estellaleigh Franenberg Creative Director, UCLA Alumni Marketing and Communications 310-794-5189
Broad Stem Cell Research Center
Tiare Dunlap Director of Communications, Marketing, Education and Outreach 310-429-2049
California NanoSystems Institute
Nicole Wilkins Director of Strategic Communications 310-869-6835
Center for Health Policy Research
Elaiza Torralba Public Information Officer 310-794-0975
Center for Immigration Law and Policy
Gabriela Domenzain Communications Director
Chicano Studies Research Center
Rebecca Epstein Communications and Academic Programs Officer 310-206-9185
Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Daniel Melling Communications and Events Manager 310-206-7974
Film and Television Archive
Marisa Soto Marketing and Communications Officer 310-206-8588
Fowler Museum at UCLA
Erin Connors Director of Communications and Engagement 310-825-4288
Hammer Museum at UCLA
Nancy Lee Senior Manager, Public Relations 310-443-7016
Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA
Daniel Seeff West Coast Director 310-206-9700
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
David Colgan Director of Communications 818-203-2858
Peggy McInerny Director of Communications 310-794-7226
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Denise Heady Media Relations Manager 310-405-4703
Promise Institute for Human Rights
Natalie Monsanto Communications and Development Manager
Sustainable LA Grand Challenge
Jonathan Van Dyke Communications and Public Relations Manager 310-825-9118
Technology Development Group
Marivi Valcourt Marketing Manager 310-569-1764
UCLA Labor Center
Citlalli Chávez Communications Director 714-742-1581
Ariane Bicho Director of Communications and Marketing 310-794-2195
UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA)
Geena Russo Senior Communications Manager 310-206-8744
Rachel Dowd Communications Manager 310-206-8982