Carnegie Mellon University

Contact Us

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

photo of Abby SimmonsAbby Simmons

Associate 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)

Julie Mattera

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

photo of Sherry StokesSherry Stokes

Senior Marketing and Communications Manager

email, 412-268-5976 (office)

College of Fine Arts

photo of Pam WigleyPam Wigley

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

photo of Shilo ReaShilo Rea

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

photo of Jocelyn DuffyJocelyn Duffy

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

photo of Byron SpiceByron 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.

email, 412-268-9068 (office), 412-559-8501 (cell)

Tepper School of Business

photo of Mara FalkMara Falk

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

photo of Caitlin KizielewiczCaitlin Kizielewicz

Media Relations
Caitlin promotes the latest research and developments from the Heinz College.

email, 412-554-0074

Internal Communications/News Services

photo of Bruce GersonBruce Gerson

Director
Bruce oversees the Internal Communications effort to keep the university community informed through a weekly newsletter, Facebook, Twitter, online event calendars and the Piper website.

email, 412-268-1613 (office)

photo of Kelly SaavedraKelly Saavedra

Assistant Director
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)