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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. 

For general inquiries: (480) 965-3502 
For after-hours/weekend inquiries: (480) 727-0772
For all media requests:

Our team

Chris Fiscus

Vice President
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Nikki Ripley

Assistant Vice President
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Jay Thorne

Associate Vice President
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Veronica Sanchez

Director, Media Relations
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Jerry Gonzalez

Assistant Director, Media Relations
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Skip Derra

Director, Science Communications
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Joseph Caspermeyer

Assistant Director, Science Communications
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Media Relations

Nikai Salcido

Sr. Media Relations Officer
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Annie DeGraw

Strategic Communications Manager
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Gaby Kemp

Sr. Media Relations Officer
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Elena Bras

Media Relations Officer
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Bryan Bouchard

Police Information Officer
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Science Communications

Theresa Grant

Consulting Sr. Media Relations Officer
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Gary Werner

Sr. Media Relations Officer
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Steve Filmer

Media Relations Manager
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