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
Abby SimmonsAssociate Director, Media Relations
Abby is a university spokesperson who covers student life, university-wide initiatives and serves as a general point of contact for the media.
email, 412-268-4290 (office), 412-956-9425 (cell)
Content and Communications Coordinator
Julie helps tell CMU's stories through news and feature articles, videos and social media. She also serves as a general point of contact for the media.
email, 412-268-2902 (office), 248-798-4423 (cell)
Schools & Colleges
College of Engineering
Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
email, 412-268-5976 (office)
College of Fine Arts
Director of Public/Media Relations
Pam promotes the events, projects and news within the college's five schools: architecture, art, design, drama and music.
email, 412-268-1047 (office), 412-889-6238 (cell)
Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Director of Public Relations
Shilo represents the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, including the areas of psychology, decision sciences, behavioral economics, education and literature.
email, 412-268-6094 (office), 412-260-0675 (cell)
Mellon College of Science
Associate Dean for Marketing and Communications
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.
email, 412-268-9982 (office), 412-600-0029 (cell)
School of Computer Science
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.
email, 412-268-9068 (office), 412-559-8501 (cell)
Tepper School of Business
Director, Communications and Media Relations
Mara covers the lastest research and developments from the Tepper School of Business.
email, 412-268-3486 (office), 917-239-9453 (cell)
Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy
Caitlin promotes the latest research and developments from the Heinz College.
Internal Communications/News Services
email, 412-268-1613 (office)
Kelly assists the director of Internal Communications with preparing the weekly newsletter to faculty and staff, maintaining CMU's internal and external news sites, and social media.
email, 412-268-5395 (office)