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Contact Media Relations

General Inquiries
Tel: 412-268-2900

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
Senior Director, 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)

College of Engineering

Sherry Stokes
Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
, 412-268-5976 (office)

College of Fine Arts

Pam 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., 412-268-1047 (office), 412-889-6238 (cell)

Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Shilo 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., 412-268-6094 (office), 412-260-0675 (cell)

Mellon College of Science

Jocelyn 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., 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

Mara Falk
Director, Communications and Media Relations
Mara covers the lastest research and developments from the Tepper School of Business., 412-268-3486 (office), 917-239-9453 (cell)

Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy

Caitlin Kizielewicz
Caitlin promotes the latest research and developments from the Heinz College., 412-554-0074

Internal Communications/News Services

Bruce Gerson
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., 412-268-1613 (office)

Kelly 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., 412-268-5395 (office)

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