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Arizona State University Media Relations & Strategic Communications works to help tell the stories of ASU and assist journalists by sharing the university's research, faculty expertise, student accomplishments and events. Our goal is to create content for, distribute content to, and manage relationships with internal and external audiences around the globe. We know that your deadlines are important — they also matter to us. 

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

Chris Fiscus

Vice President

Jay Thorne

Associate Vice President

Skip Derra

Director, Science Communications

Joseph Caspermeyer

Assistant Director, Science Communications

Veronica Sanchez

Director, Media Relations

Jerry Gonzalez

Assistant Director, Media Relations

Nikai Salcido

Media Relations Officer

Theresa Grant

Consulting Sr. Media Relations Officer

Adam Wolfe

Police Information Officer

Steve Filmer

Media Relations Manager

Annie DeGraw

Strategic Communications Manager

Gaby Kemp

Sr. Media Relations Officer

David Rozul

Media Relations Officer

Gary Werner

Sr. Media Relations Officer

Elena Bras

Media Relations Officer