Media Relations Staff-Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University

General Inquiries
GATF Building, 4th Floor
4615 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Tel: 412-268-2900
Fax: 412-268-6929

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

Central Media Relations

Ken Walters
Executive Director of Media Relations
Ken is a spokesperson for the university and oversees central media relations needs, including campus computing, student life and university-wide initiatives.
, 412-268-1151 (office), 412-480-4396 (cell)

Abby Simmons
Associate Director, Media Relations
Abby covers student life, university-wide initiatives and serves as a general point of contact for the media., 412-268-4290 (office), 412-956-9425 (cell)
Stephanie Magulick
Media Relations Administrative Assistant
Stephanie is the central Media Relations liaison.
, 412-268-2900 (office)

College of Engineering

Sherry Stokes
Senior Marketing & Publications Manager
, 412-268-5976 (office)

College of Fine Arts

Pam Wigley
Director of Media Relations
Pam promotes the events, projects and news within the college's five schools: architecture, art, design, drama and music., 412-268-1047 (office), 412-889-6238 (cell)

Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Shilo Rea
Director of Media Relations
Shilo represents the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, including the areas of psychology, decision sciences, behavioral economics, education and literature., 412-268-6094 (office), 412-260-0675 (cell)

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 (office), 412-600-0029 (cell)

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 (office), 412-559-8501 (cell)

Tepper School of Business

Katelyn Howard
Katelyn oversees the school's internal and external communications initiatives.
kehoward, 724-994-6032 (cell)

University Libraries

Cindy Carroll
Communications Coordinator
Cindy informs campus and external audiences about library services, projects, archives, gifts and special collections., 412-268-7260 (office)

Internal Communications/News Services

Bruce Gerson
Bruce oversees the Internal Communications effort to keep the university community informed through a weekly newsletter, a monthly newspaper, electronic bulletin boards, the Carnegie Mellon Web portal, online event calendars and the Piper website., 412-268-1613

Kelly Saavedra

Assistant Director
Kelly serves as managing editor for the monthly newspaper called the Piper, and assists with various internal communications operations., 412-268-5395