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

Dianne Anderson – Director of Media Relations / Public Information Officer
Office 505.277.1807; Cell 505.379.9105

  • Administration
  • Board of Regents
  • Office of the Executive VP for Finance
  • Police

Steve Carr – Sr. University Communication Representative
Office 505.277.1821; Cell 505.702.7720

  • AIMS
  • Alumni Association
  • Anderson School of Business
  • Athletics
  • Bureau of Business and Economic Development (BBER)
  • College of Arts and Sciences, Physical Sciences
  • College of Education
  • Economics
  • Enrollment Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology Services
  • Psychology
  • Student Affairs
  • UNM Foundation

Mara Kerkez – Public Relations Specialist
Office 505.277.1889; Cell 505.379.6824

  • Branch campuses
  • College of Fine Arts
  • Equity of Inclusion
  • Ethnic Centers
  • Film and Digital Media (IFDM)
  • Graduate Studies, Office of
  • Honors College
  • Lobo Living Room
  • Parent Association
  • Parking & Transportation
  • Philosophy
  • Research Service Learning
  • United way
  • University College
  • UNM Foundation
  • Veterans Resource Center

Karen Wentworth – Sr. University Communication Representative
Office 505. 277.5627; Cell 505.220.0313

  • Anthropology
  • College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences
  • Extended University
  • Faculty Senate
  • Government Relations
  • HSC
  • Institutional Support Services (Physical Plant, Real Estate, Facilities)
  • Lobo Development
  • Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Provost
  • School of Engineering
  • Staff Council

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.