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We know that your deadlines are important — they also matter to us. That’s why our media relations team is available 24/7 to help answer questions from journalists across the world.                

Office hours: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Arizona Time, Monday–Friday
Office-hours line: (480) 965-3502 
After-hours line: (480) 727-0772
Our team

Katie Paquet

Vice President

Jay Thorne

Assistant Vice President

Chris Fiscus

Assistant Vice President

Skip Derra


Jerry Gonzalez

Sr. Media Relations Officer
Beats: ASU Police Department; Military/Veterans; Crisis/Rapid Response; Mexico & Spanish Media; Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions (alternate); Public records requests

Joseph Caspermeyer

Media Relations Manager
Beats: Natural Sciences; Department of Physics; School of Earth and Space Exploration; School of Life Sciences; School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences; School of Molecular Sciences; health care and bioscience research

Suzanne Wilson

Sr. Media Relations Officer
Beats: College of Integrative Sciences and Arts; Department of English; Hugh Downs School of Human Communication; Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College; School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; School of Social Transformation; T. Denny School of Social and Family Dynamics; School of Politics and Global Studies; School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership; School of Transborder Studies; Global Sport Institute; Center for the Study of Race and Democracy; Project Humanities

Herminia Rincon

Media Relations Officer
Beats: Admission; Enrollment; Financial Aid; student life; educational outreach; American Indian studies; community college partnerships; Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; ASU West Campus

Nikai Salcido

Media Relations Officer
Beats: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions; Thunderbird School of Global Management; Social Media; Website management; Filming requests

Katherine Reedy

Sr. Media Relations Officer
Beats: Higher education; ASU Online; EdPlus; University Technology Office; W. P. Carey School of Business

Theresa Grant

Sr. Media Relations Officer
Beats: Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Robin Tricoles

Sr. Media Relations Officer
Beats: School of Sustainability; College of Health Solutions; School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning; Department of Psychology; Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Adam Wolfe

Police Information Officer
Beats: ASU Police Department

Steve Filmer

Beats: The Biodesign Institute; The Institute of Human Origins; School of Human Evolution and Social Change; School of Earth and Space Exploration; Global Futures Laboratory; Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Annie DeGraw

Strategic Communications Manager
Beats: Devils in the Details; Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts; ASU Art Museum; Biomimicry Center; ASU Prep/ASU Digital; Cintana; ASU in DC; ASU in LA