University of Pittsburgh

Contact Media Reps

University News Reps

Ken Service

Vice Chancellor for Communications

412-624-2795
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Board of Trustees, Governmental Relations, Office of General Counsel, Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Provost

Cara Masset

Director of University News

412-624-4361
412-316-7508
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Admissions and Financial Aid, Economics, Institutional Advancement, Languages, Linguistics, Political Science

John Fedele

Senior Associate Director of News

412-624-4148
412-225-6384
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Community Relations, Computing Services and Systems Development, Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Office of Facilities Management, Office of Public Safety, Student Affairs

Sharon Blake

Senior News Representative

412-624-4364
412-277-6926
Beats
Center for American Music, Center on Race and Social Problems, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Heinz Chapel, History of Art and Architecture, Institute of Politics, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration, Music, Office of Child Development (School of Education), School of Social Work, Sociology, Stephen Foster Memorial, Studio Arts, Theater Arts, University Art Gallery, University Center for International Studies, University Library System

Adam Reger

Senior News Representative

412-624-4238
412-802-5908
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Center for National Preparedness, Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy, Falk School, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Institute of Politics, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration, School of Education, School of Law, University Center for International Studies

Joe Miksch

Senior News Representative

412-624-4356
412-997-0314
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Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Center for Neuroscience, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Geology and Planetary Science, History and Philosophy of Science, Innovation Institute, Learning Research and Development Center, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Office of Research, Philosophy, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology, Statistics, Sustainability, Swanson School of Engineering

Anthony Moore

News Representative

412-624-8252
412-715-3644
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Africana Studies, Center for National Preparedness, College of General Studies, Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy, English, Film Studies, Gender Sexuality and Women's Studies, Nationality Rooms, Office of Veterans Services, Pitt Alumni Association, Religious Studies, ROTC, School of Education, School of Information Sciences, School of Law, University Center for Social and Urban Research, University Honors College

UPMC News Reps Covering the Health Sciences

Susan Manko

Director, Media Relations

412-586-9771
412-370-3614
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Financial Information, Hospital Operations, Real Estate, Sustainability and Environmental Initiatives

Wendy Zellner

Director, Media Relations

412-586-9777
412-973-7266
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Information Technology, International and Commercial Services, Quality, Supply Chain

Gloria Kreps

Director, Media Relations

412-586-9764
412-417-2582
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Biosecurity, Center for Innovative Science, Community Benefits, Human Resources

Anita Srikameswaran

Senior Manager

412-578-9193
412-720-2058
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Neurosurgery, School of Medicine

Chuck Finder

Manager, Media Relations

412-647-9816
412-996-5852
Beats
Orthopaedics, Physical Rehabilitation, Pulmonology, Sports Concussions, Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, UPMC Centers for Rehab Services

Allison Hydzik

Manager, Media Relations

412-647-9975
412-559-2431
Beats
Environmental and Occupational Health, Global Health and Infection Control, Minority Health, Public Health, Vaccine Research

Courtney McCrimmon

Manager, Media Relations

412-586-9773
412-715-8894
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Radiology, Women's Health

Cyndy McGrath

Manager, Media Relations

412-647-9975
412-260-4586
Beats
Environmental and Occupational Health, Global Health and Infection Control, Minority Health, Public Health, Vaccine Research

Jennifer C. Yates

Manager, Media Relations

412-647-9966
412-328-7811
Beats
Cancer, Immunology, Organ Transplantation, Palliative Care

Cristina Mestre

Manager, Media Relations

412-586-9776
412-720-4475
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Aging/Geriatrics, Alzheimer's, Center for Integrative Medicine, Digestive Diseases, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Sleep

Rick Pietzak

Manager, Media Relations

412-864-4154
412-523-6922
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Cardiology, Center for Innovation in Restorative Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Trauma and Burn, Urology

Stephanie Stanley

Media Coordinator, Media Relations

412-586-9762
412-855-8690
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Ophthalmology, School of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy

Andrea Kunicky

Media Coordinator, Media Relations

412-692-6254
412-439-5264
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Children's Hospital, Pediatrics

Carrie Stevenson

Media Coordinator, Media Relations

412-586-9778
412-335-3443
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Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine, Dermatology, Development/Special Events, UPMC Senior Communities

Andréa Stanford

Media Coordinator, Media Relations

412-647-6190
412-522-3349
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Diabetes and Endocrinology, Family and Internal Medicine, Nutrition, Obesity/Bariatrics, Rheumatology

Athletics News Reps

E.J. Borghetti

Senior Associate Athletic Director, Media Relations

412-648-8240
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Football

Greg Hotchkiss

Director of Media Relations

412-648-8240
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Men's Basketball, Women's Soccer

Mendy Nestor

Director of Communications and New Media

412-648-8240
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Gymnastics

Stacey Brann

Assistant AD for Women's Basketball

412-648-8240
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Men's Soccer, Women's Basketball

Ted Feeley

Assistant Director of Media Relations

412-648-8240
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Cross Country, Diving, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Women's Tennis

Matt Haas

Media Relations Coordinator

412-648-8240
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Baseball, Wrestling