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

Eddie North-Hager Director of Media Relations 310-206-3986

Ethnic studies centers, media inquiries.

Ricardo Vazquez Director of Media Relations 310-206-3986

Media inquiries.

Jessica Wolf Director, Arts Communications and Marketing 310-825-1046

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.

Elizabeth Kivowitz

Social sciences, undergraduate education, Center for Community Learning, International Institute. 310-466-8769

Holly Ober Senior media relations officer 310-956-6465

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.

School of the Arts and Architecture

Anne Marie Burke Executive Director, Strategic Communications 310-825-4140

School of Dentistry

Ben Alkaly Director of Communications 310-206-0835

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

School of Law

Annabel Adams Assistant Dean of Communications 562-682-5230

Anderson School of Management

Rebecca Trounson 310-825-1348
Anderson School newsroom

Herb Alpert School of Music

Lisa Garibay Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing 310-825-4215

School of Nursing

Aaron Hilf Director of Communications 310-903-6654

Luskin School of Public Affairs

Les Dunseith Executive Director of Communications 310-206-5252

Fielding School of Public Health

Carla Denly Associate Dean for Marketing and Communications 424-832-6408

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

Tiffany Lopes Director of Communications and Publications 310-794-0930

Center for Immigration Law and Policy

Hayley Burgess Communications Strategist

Chicano Studies Research Center

Rebecca Epstein Communications and Academic Programs Officer 310-206-9185

Depression Grand Challenge

Anne Dahlem Director of Communications 949-400-2055

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

The 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

Veena Hampapur Director of Communications Director 213-370-9601

UCLA Library

Ariane Bicho Director of Communications and Marketing 310-794-2195

Williams Institute

Rachel Dowd Communications Manager 310-206-8982