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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

Central-administration issues, Board of Regents, UW President

 

Michelle Ma
Associate Director of UW News

Email | 206-543-2580

Fisheries, forestry, Puget Sound, marine policy, Friday Harbor Laboratories, urban horticulture

 

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

Email | 206-685-3841

UW Medicine hospitals and the School of Medicine

 

Hannah Hickey
Senior Public Information Officer

Email | 206-543-2580

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

UW Medicine hospitals and the School of Medicine

 

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

Biology, chemistry, astronomy, astrobiology/Virtual Planetary Lab, physics, mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering, Clean Energy Institute, Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute, Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems, eScience Institute

 

 

Kim Eckart
Public Information Officer
Email | 206-543-2580

Psychology, social work, sociology, law, anthropology, speech and hearing sciences, geography, women’s studies, American ethnic studies, American Indian studies, education, political science, public affairs, architecture and urban planning, real estate

 

 

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

General assignment, covering major university initiatives and programs, UW administration; also economics, business, communications, arts, humanities, history and world affairs

 

 

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

Information School and the following engineering departments: 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

Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Nursing and the Population Health Initiative

 

 

Kiyomi Taguchi
Videographer
Email | 206-543-2580

Contact for video requests and questions