Media Contacts

The Media Relations team on UBC’s Vancouver campus provides prompt access to faculty experts, important UBC stories and media resources. Team members specialize in assigned academic areas of the university.

A searchable online database of UBC faculty experts is available here.

Note: The contacts listed on this page are for media inquiries only. Please address all other inquiries to 604-822-2211 or find contact information for other UBC units here.

For general media inquiries: 604-UBC-NEWS [604-822-6397]


304-6251 Cecil Green Park Road
Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z1

For after-hours urgent media calls ONLY: 604-822-3131

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UBC Vancouver Media Relations contacts


Kurt Heinrich
Senior Director
Tel: 604-822-2064
Matthew Ramsey
Director of University Affairs
Tel: 604-827-0781
Cell: 604-518-5835

  • Students
Clare Hamilton-Eddy
Director, Media Relations
Tel: 604-822-3213
Cell: 604-837-7831

  • Information Technology
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Indigenous initiatives
  • Ceremonies and Events
  • Research and Innovation
Peter Meiszner
Senior Digital Strategist
Tel: 604-827-5781

  • UBC News website
  • Social media
Thandi Fletcher
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-2234

  • Medicine
  • School of Population and Public Health
Erik Rolfsen
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-2644
Cell: 604-209-3048

  • Arts (economics, political science, psychology, geography)
  • Athletics
  • Land and Food Systems
  • Library
  • Kinesiology
  • Learning Exchange
  • Peter A. Allard School of Law

Lou Corpuz-Bosshart
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-2048

  • Applied Science (engineering, nursing, community and regional planning, architecture and landscape architecture)
  • Forestry
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Sustainability
Wan Yee Lok
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604.822.4549

  • Alumni and Development
  • Arts (economics, political science, psychology, geography)
  • Business (UBC Sauder School of Business)
  • Community Engagement
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Sachintha Wickramasinghe
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-4636

  • Science
  • Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
  • Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
  • Michael Smith Laboratories
  • Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute
  • Beaty Biodiversity Museum
  • UBC Botanical Garden
  • Video and multimedia
Pearlie Davison
Admin Coordinator
Tel: 604-822-6170

  • Media training
Chloe Yoo
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 604-822-6397

UBC Okanagan Media Contacts

Bud Mortenson
Director, University Relations
Tel: 250-807-9255
Cell: 250-864-3385
Nathan Skolski
Associate Director, University Relations
Tel: 250-807-9926
Cell: 604-365-8558
Patty Wellborn
Assistant Communications Coordinator
Tel: 250-807-8463
Cell: 250-317-0293