Office of Strategic Communication staff connect media with UI sources, provide information about administrative and academic matters, and share the University of Iowa story.

News Media Relations main line: 319-384-0023

Media inquiries:


Primary Contacts

Anne Bassett
Director of media relations, spokesperson


Tom Moore
Media relations director and spokesperson for UI Health Care
Coverage area: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Physicians


Additional Contacts and Coverage Areas

Tricia Brown
Director of communication
Editor and backup for writers


Hayley Bruce
Coverage areas: Public safety, law, political science, veterans’ affairs, communications and journalism


Lynn Davy
Coverage areas: Engineering, technology, education, Informatics, National Advanced Driving Simulator, IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering, Iowa Flood Center, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy


Richard Lewis
Coverage areas: Biology, chemistry, physics and astronomy, earth and environmental sciences, sustainability, psychology, sociology, social work, health and human physiology


Cristobal McKinney
Coverage areas: Internal communication, human resources, campus transportation, UI Foundation and philanthropy, admissions, financial aid, continuing education, Graduate College


Chris Peters
Coverage areas: Writing programs, Hancher, music, dance, theater, film, English, visual arts, museums, libraries, Outreach and Engagement


Tom Snee
Coverage areas: Business and economic development, UI Research Foundation and Research Park, entrepreneurial programs, Public Policy Center, International Programs, public health