Media contacts at UCLA

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

The media relations office serves journalists covering breaking news, campuswide issues and student affairs and responds to general media inquiries. UCLA Broadcast Studio | Find an expert | Subscribe to email news

Melissa Abraham Director of Media Relations 323-703-7902

Media outreach.

Bill Kisliuk Director of Media Relations 310-486-3207

Media inquiries.

Ricardo Vazquez Director of Media Relations 310-206-3986

Media inquiries.

Katherine Alvarado Assistant Director of Media Relations 310-794-6847

Media inquiries.

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


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

The professional schools provide media contacts in their areas.

Anderson School of Management

Rebecca Trounson 310-825-1348
Anderson School newsroom

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 Assistant Dean, Chief Marketing Communications Officer 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, Strategic Communications 310-825-4140

School of Dentistry

Aaron Cedolia Director of Communications 310-206-0835

School of Law

Christopher Roberts Chief Strategic Communications Officer 310-206-2611

School of Theater, Film and Television

Noela Hueso Senior Communications Manager 310-825-0965


Other campus units

Many departments provide their own media contacts.

Alumni Association

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

International Institute

Peggy McInerny Director of Communications 310-794-7226

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

UCLA Library

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

Williams Institute

Rachel Dowd Communications Manager 310-206-8982