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General Contact Information

Carnegie Mellon Media Relations
Alumni House
5017 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Tel: 412-268-2900
Fax: 412-268-6929

The following media relations and news services officers work on a beat system, with each person specializing in a college or university division to learn its interests, issues and research. Feel free to contact the appropriate media relations or news services representative with any inquiries, questions or concerns you might have.

Central Media Relations

Teresa Thomas
Assistant Vice President for Media Relations
Teresa is the official spokesperson for the university and oversees all Media Relations operations., 412-268-2900

Ken Walters
Senior Media Relations Director
Ken provides direct support to the assistant vice president of media relations and assists with central media relations needs, including campus computing, student life and university-wide initiatives., 412-268-1151

Alyssa Mayfield
Media Relations Associate
Alyssa is the central Media Relations liaison., 412-268-2900

College of Engineering

Chriss Swaney
Director of Public Relations

Chriss covers a variety of topics for the engineering college, including research and issues in biomedical, materials science, civil and environmental, chemical, electrical and computer, and mechanical engineering. She also covers topics like nanotechnology and cybersecurity., 412-268-5776

College of Fine Arts

Eric Sloss
Director of Media Relations

Eric promotes the events, projects and news within the college’s five schools: architecture, art, design, drama and music., 412-268-5765

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Shilo Raube
Director of Media Relations

Shilo represents the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, including the areas of psychology, decision sciences, economics, education and literature.,  412-268-6094

H. John Heinz III College

Ken Walters
Senior Media Relations Director

Ken represents Heinz College, including the areas of public policy and information systems management., 412-268-1151

Mellon College of Science

Jocelyn Duffy
Director of Media Relations

Jocelyn covers the latest research and findings in biological sciences, chemistry, mathematical sciences and physics. Specialty areas include computational biology, neuroscience and imaging, tissue engineering, biosensors, computational finance and green chemistry.,, 412-268-9982

School of Computer Science

Byron Spice
Director of Media Relations
Byron promotes the latest developments and research coming out of Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science. Areas of expertise include computer science, robotics and information technology., 412-268-9068

Tepper School of Business

Mark Burd
Director of Public Relations

Mark oversees the school's internal and external communications initiatives. Specialty areas include monetary policy, political economy, economics, energy, entrepreneurship, ethics and cross-cultural management, finance, operations research and organizational behavior., 412-268-3486