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UW media contacts

Media contacts for the University of Washington and UW Medicine/Health Sciences

 

Victor Balta
Senior Director of Media Relations

University Spokesperson
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for UW administration issues

 

Michelle Ma
Associate Director of UW News

Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for fisheries, forestry, marine policy, Friday Harbor Laboratories, urban horticulture. Oversees video and digital content

 

Tina Mankowski
UW Medicine / Health Sciences
Senior Director & Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs
Spokesperson

Email | 206-685-3841

Media contact for UW Medicine hospitals and the School of Medicine

 

Hannah Hickey
Assistant Director of UW News

Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for atmospheric science, oceanography, polar science, climate change, weather, geology, seismology

 

Susan Gregg
UW Medicine / Health Sciences
Director of Media Relations
Spokesperson

Email | 206-616-6730

Media contact for UW Medicine hospitals and the School of Medicine

 

Kim Eckart
Assistant Director of UW News
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for the departments of psychology; sociology; anthropology; speech and hearing sciences; geography; gender, women and sexuality studies; American ethnic studies; American Indian studies; political science. Schools of social work, law and public policy and governance. Colleges of education and built environments.

 

 

James Urton
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for the departments of biology, chemistry, astronomy, physics, mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering; the Clean Energy Institute; the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute; the Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems; the eScience institute

 

 

Jackson Holtz
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for major university initiatives, programs and gifts. 

 

 

Sarah McQuate
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for the Information School, the Center for Neurotechnology, aeronautics and astronautics, civil and environmental engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, human-centered design, industrial and systems engineering.

 

 

Jake Ellison
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for the schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Nursing and the Population Health Initiative

 

 

Misty Shock Rule
Public Information Specialist
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for economics, business, communications, arts, humanities, history and world affairs

 

 

Kiyomi Taguchi
Videographer
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for video requests and questions

 

 

Rebecca Gourley
Digital Content Producer
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for data stories and projects, and social media