Media Contacts

If you are a member of the news media working on a story, please contact one of the staff members below.  Not sure which staff member is the best to contact? Please send an email to and the appropriate staff member will respond. 


Maralee Csellar, Interim Executive Director of Media Relations

  • Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Board of Trustees
  • Emergency Management and Safety Services
  • Finance and Treasurer
  • Faculty Affairs
  • General Counsel
  • Lisner Auditorium
  • Offices of the President and Provost
  • Online Education
  • Student Affairs

Brett Zongker, Senior Associate Director of Media Relations

  • Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
  • Development and Alumni Relations
  • Editorial and Long-Lead Planning
  • Goverment and Community Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Luther Brady Art Gallery
  • The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

Jason Shevrin, Media Relations Specialist for Politics, Business and Internationals Affairs

  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences: Arts and Humanities
  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences: Economics, Film Studies, History and Political Science
  • Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Graduate School of Political Management
  • School of Business 
  • School of Media and Public Affairs
  • Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration 

TBD, Media Relations Specialist for Science and Research
(If you have questions about one of these areas, please call 202-994-6460 or email

  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences: Social and Physical Sciences
  • College of Professional Studies
  • Graduate School of Education and Human Development
  • Research, Centers and Institutes
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • School of Nursing
  • Virginia Science and Technology Campus

Tim Pierce, Media Relations Associate

  • Sustainability Initiatives
  • News Monitoring and Analytics
  • Commerical/Documentary Filming Requests
  • Flash Studio Management