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Primary Media Contacts

ON-CALL PHONE FOR MEDIA:

  • Main campus: 801-213-2562
  • University of Utah Health (hospitals and clinics): 801-581-2121

Use the on-call number if you need immediate assistance or need to reach someone after hours. You will receive a response within 20 minutes.

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University of Utah Campus Spokespeople


Administration, university-wide issues and policies, campus emergencies

Rebecca Walsh
Rebecca Walsh
Communications Director
Shawn Wood
Shawn Wood
Communications Manager

University of Utah Health


Hospitals/clinics, Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy, Health and School of Medicine, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Orthopedic Center, School of Dentistry
Kathy Wilets
Kathy Wilets
Communications Director
Suzanne Winchester
Suzanne Winchester
Associate Director

Huntsman Cancer Institute


Heather Simonsen
Heather Simonsen
Public Affairs Manager

Moran Eye Center


Anna Cekola
Anna Cekola
Communications Editor
Elizabeth Neff
Elizabeth Neff
Director, Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing

Huntsman Mental Health Institute


Jenny Bonk
Jenny Bonk
Director, Marketing & Communications
Patricia Brandt
Patricia Brandt
Manager, Public Affairs

College/department-specific Communications


Paul Kirk
Paul Kirk
Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Communications
Bianca Lyon
Bianca Lyon
Associate Director of Communications, College of Science
Jana Cunningham
Jana Cunningham
Director of Marketing & Communications College of Humanities
Andrew DeQuiroz
Andrew DeQuiroz
Manager, PR & Communications, College of Social and Behavioral Science
Henry Randolph
Henry Randolph
Director of Marketing S.J. Quinney College of Law

David Eccles School of Business


Lisa Collins
Lisa Collins
Associate Director of branding, marketing, and communications, David Eccles School of Business
Thad Kelling
Thad Kelling
Marketing + PR Director, Lassonde Entrepreneurship Institute
Nick Thiriot
Nick Thiriot
Communications Director, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

Research & Science Communications


Lisa Potter
Lisa Potter
Research and Science Writer
Brian Maffly
Brian Maffly
Research and Science Writer

University Communications Office


Libby Mitchell
Libby Mitchell
Managing Editor of @theU
Clare Duignan
Clare Duignan
Editorial Specialist
Jasen Lee
Jasen Lee
Manager of Public Relations & Marketing
Rob Patton
Rob Patton
Executive Communications Manager
Andrew Thompson
Andrew Thompson
Social Media Specialist
Brooke Adams
Brooke Adams
National Media Specialist
Mattie Mortensen
Mattie Mortensen
Communications Specialist

Broadcast Services


University of Utah Satellite Uplink Facility

University personnel are ready to assist in arranging interviews with experts on a wide variety of subjects. We provide broadcast media with a dedicated state-of-the-art satellite uplink interview room at a minimal charge.

The uplink facility is located conveniently at PBS Utah on the campus at the University of Utah in the Eccles Broadcast Center.

Uplink services are provided at a reduced rate to all accredited broadcast media when interviewing University experts, professors, faculty, staff, and students. To find an expert on just about any topic, please visit the University of Utah experts link at: http://unews.utah.edu/experts

The Satellite Uplink Facility offers the following services:

  • Live studio interview coordination
  • News and sports feeds

Our uplink can be used to distribute LIVE or TAPED interviews or events to satellite receive sites using domestic or international satellites. We can support full bandwidth audio and video for viewing virtually any place in the world.

We have direct connections to Live Time Networks (LTN), Vyvx (L3), and uplinks via U.S. Satellite in Salt Lake City.

For additional information or to book an interview with an expert, contact:

University of Utah Communications
201 Presidents Circle, Room 306
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9017
(801) 213-2562, fax: (801) 585-3350