Media Contacts

Media Relations, part of Caltech's Office of Strategic Communications, is charged with assisting the news media by setting up interviews with Caltech researchers, faculty, and staff, providing background on research and other stories, or simply offering general facts and information about the Institute.

If you are with the media and need assistance, please contact any of the Media Relations representatives listed below.

Steve Ritea
Senior Director, Communications
(626) 395-8737 office

Kathy Svitil
Director of News and Content Strategy
(626) 395-8022 office
(626) 676-7628 mobile

Deborah Williams-Hedges
Senior Media Relations Manager
(626) 395-3227 office
(626) 840-1565 mobile

Earthquake Media Hotline (for use by media only)
(626) 449-2631

General Delivery to Media Relations
Fax: (626) 395-5890

Mark Becker / Athletics
Director of Sports Information and Marketing
(626) 395-3262 office