Media Contacts

Office of Media Relations
2121 Eye St., NW
Rice Hall 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20052

Phone: 202-994-6460
Fax: 202-994-9025


Media Contacts

Media contacts

This information is provided for members of the media. To contact other members of the GW community, visit the GW directory.

Candace Smith
Assistant Vice President of Media Relations

  • Board of Trustees
  • Major Announcements and Initiatives
  • Office of General Counsel
  • Office of the President
  • Office of the Provost

Maralee Csellar
Director of Media Relations

  • Development and Alumni Relations
  • Emergency Communications
  • Finance Division
  • Office of Emergency Management and Safety and Security
  • Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Planning
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Office of the Vice President of Human Resources
  • Office of the General Counsel
  • University and School Long Lead Planning


Kurtis Hiatt
Associate Director of Media Relations

  • Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service
  • Division of Information Technology
  • Division of Operations, Campus Development and Community Relations
  • Division of Student Affairs
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Online Education and Academic Innovation
  • Sustainability:
  • Sustainability Initiative
  • Office of Sustainability
  • Solar Institute
  • Veterans Accelerate Learning Opportunities and Rewards program
  • University Business Operations

Jason Shevrin
Media Relations Specialist

  • Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Politics:
  • School of Media and Public Affairs
  • Graduate School of Political Management
  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - economics, film studies, history and political science  
  • Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
  • School of Business
  • The George Washington University Battleground Poll


Emily Grebenstein
Media Relations Specialist

  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - social and physical sciences
  • Office of the Vice President for Research:
  • Computational Biology Institute
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Women's Institute
  • GW Center for Cyber and Homeland Security
  • Office of Technology Transfer
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Virginia Science and Technology Campus: 
  • School of Nursing

Kurie Fitzgerald
Media Relations Specialist

  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - arts and humanities
  • Corcoran School of the Arts & Design
  • Gelman Library
  • Graduate School of Education and Human Development
  • Lisner Auditorium
  • Luther Brady Art Gallery
  • The Civil War Project
  • The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

Nicole Carlotto
Media Relations Associate

  • College of Professional Studies

Athletics Communications Office
For sports-related media inquiries, please call 202-994-9003 or e-mail