University of Pittsburgh

Contact Media Reps

University Media Contacts

University News Reps

Ken Service

Vice Chancellor for Communications

412-624-2795
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
Admissions and Financial Aid, Economics, Institutional Advancement, Languages, Linguistics, Political Science

John Fedele

Senior Associate Director of News

412-624-4148
412-225-6384
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
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

Joe Miksch

Senior News Representative

412-624-4356
412-997-0314
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
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

Paul Wood

Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

412-647-6647
412-352-2058

Susan Manko

Director, Media Relations

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

Wendy Zellner

Director, Media Relations

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

Gloria Kreps

Director, Media Relations

412-586-9764
412-417-2582
Biosecurity, Community Benefits, Human Resources

Anita Srikameswaran

Senior Manager, Media Relations

412-578-9193
412-720-2058
Basic science and translational biomedical research, Neurosurgery, School of Medicine

Chuck Finder

Manager, Media Relations

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

Allison Hydzik

Manager, Media Relations

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

Courtney McCrimmon

Manager, Media Relations

412-623-4701
412-715-8894
Radiology, Women's Health

Jennifer C. Yates

Manager, Media Relations

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

Rick Pietzak

Manager, Media Relations

412-864-4151
412-523-6922
Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine, Cardiology, Center for Innovation in Restorative Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Trauma and Burn, Urology

Carly Manino

Manager, Media Relations

814-877-3917
814-440-8624
Kane Community Hospital, UPMC Hamot, UPMC Horizon, UPMC Northwest, UPMC Passavant, UPMC St. Margaret

Stephanie Stanley

Manager, Media Relations

412-586-9762
412-855-8690
Ear Nose and Throat, Ophthalmology, School of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, UPMC Bedford, UPMC Center for Inclusion, UPMC East, UPMC McKeesport

Andrea Kunicky

Media Coordinator, Media Relations

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

Andréa Stanford

Communications Analyst, Media Relations

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

Athletics News Reps

E.J. Borghetti

Executive Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations, Athletic Department Spokesperson

412-648-8240
Football (Primary Contact)

Greg Hotchkiss

Director of Media Relations

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

Ted Feeley

Director of Media Relations

412-648-8240
Football (Secondary Contact), Tennis, Track and Field, Women's Basketball

Greg Szklany

Assistant Director of Media Relations

412-648-8240
Baseball, Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Wrestling

Casey Bonk

Assistant Director of Media Relations

412-648-8240
Gymnastics, Softball, Volleyball

Celeste Welsh

Media Relations Coordinator

412-648-8240