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Media Relations

Media Relations

UCAM's Communication Team produces online content, audio and video stories and expert interviews for departments across campus. These stories are featured on the UNM Newsroom, the UNM homepage and other UNM media.

Additionally, the UCAM Communication Team interacts with local, national and international media to identify stories and experts as well as address issues related to UNM.

Areas of focus are


Cinnamon Blair – Chief Marketing & Communication Officer (UCAM)
Office 505.277.1806; Cell 505.259.7114; email cblair@unm.edu 
  • Athletics
  • Board of Regents 
  • Emergency Management / Police
  • Office of Executive VP for Finance
  • UNM Foundation
  • Government Relations

Dan Jiron – Media Relations Officer
Office 505.277.5920; Cell 505.221.9754; email danjiron@unm.edu 

  • Administration / Presidents Office
  • Compliance
  • Emergency Management / Police
  • Faculty Senate
  • Office of Equal Opportunity

Steve Carr – Supervisor, Communications
Office 505.277.1821; Cell 505.702.7720; email scarr@unm.edu

  • Anderson School of Management
  • Athletics 
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Center for High Tech Materials
  • Earth and Planetary Science
  • Emergency Management / Police
  • Enrollment Management  
  • Human Resources 
  • Information Technology Services   
  • Lobo Development 
  • Policy Office 
  • Provost's Office
  • Office Vice President for Research
  • STEM Collaborative Center
  • STC.UNM 
  • University Secretary 

Katie Williams  – University Communication Representative

Office 505.277.1889; Cell 505.379.6824; email kvaroz@unm.edu
  • Alumni
  • Anthropology / Maxwell Museum 
  • College of Education
  • Communication & Journalism
  • Dean of Students 
  • Global Education Office
  • Honors College 
  • Recreational Services
  • School of Law
  • Student Affairs
  • UNM Foundation
  • Veterans Resource Center
  • Institutional Support Services 
    • Facilities
    • Parking & Transportation 
    • Physical Plant
    • Sustainability
    • Real Estate  
Rachel Whitt – University Communication Representative
Office 505.277.5627; Cell 505.417.6532; email rwhitt@unm.edu
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Economics
  • Equity and Inclusion   
  • Institute for Applied Research Services
    • Bureau of Business and Economic Research 
    • Geospatial and Population Studies
  • Math
  • Political Science
  • School of Engineering 
  • School of Public Administration
  • Speech and Hearing Services
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 
  • Staff Council
  • Student Activities
  • University Libraries
  • Water Resources 

Elizabeth Sandlin – Public Relations Specialist
Office - 505.277.5754; Cell - 505.400.8121; email - sandlin@unm.edu

  • Centers / Institutes
  • Africana Studies
  • Geography
  • University College
    • Research Service Learning Center 
  • Branches
  • College of Fine Arts
  • English 
  • Extended University 
  • Film and Digital Media / ARTS Lab (IFDM)
  • Graduate Studies 
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology / CASAA
  • Sociology
  • Student Government

UCAM also works with faculty and staff experts to help them feel more confident in working with news reporters and camera crews.  Arrangements can be made for sessions by calling 505.277.5813.