UW News

UW media contacts

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

 

Victor Balta
Assistant Vice President for Media Relations

University Spokesperson
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for UW administration issues

 

Michelle Ma
Director of Media Relations

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; health sciences. Schools of social work, law and public policy and governance. Colleges of education and built environments. Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Nursing and the Population Health Initiative.

 

 

Sarah McQuate
Assistant Director of UW News
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.

 

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. 

 

 

Lauren Kirschman
Public Information Officer
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 Bergh (on leave through January 2023)
Digital Content Producer
Email | 206-543-2580

Media contact for data stories and projects, and social media