UC Davis News is our main news and information outlet. Stories are posted daily by the News and Media Relations unit of the Office of Strategic Communications. Our team also publishes Dateline UC Davis every Tuesday and UC Davis Magazine, a comprehensive publication that features alumni, faculty, staff and student stories.
News and Media Relations staffers also help media get the information they need, connect with campus experts and develop visual and video content.
Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We can be reached through the main office line at 530-752-1930.
The News and Media Relations Team
Melissa Lutz Blouin leads strategy for the media relations team, Dateline UC Davis, the campus newsletter, and UC Davis Magazine. In addition to telling the story of UC Davis to the public and the media, the news and media relations team handles crisis communications for the campus. 530-752-2542 (office) 530-564-2698 (mobile) email@example.com
Jocelyn Anderson is the editor of UC Davis Magazine. This publication is printed twice yearly, along with website-specific stories produced throughout the year. Content is focused on alumni, students, faculty research and institutional priorities. 530-752-9607 (office) 530-304-1754 (mobile) firstname.lastname@example.org
Julia Ann Easley
Julia Ann Easley tells stories and supports communications about student life; undergraduate, graduate and continuing education; international activities, and the UC Davis Library. She also helps the unit be prepared to meet its responsibilities for emergency communications. 530-752-8248 (office) 530-219-4545 (mobile) email@example.com
Andy Fell covers science, technology, engineering and mathematical sciences. He also acts as public information officer for the UC Davis Police Department. 530-304-8888 (mobile) firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave Jones is a writer and editor for internal news, online and via our weekly e-newsletter, Dateline UC Davis, delivered to faculty and staff on the Davis campus. He also assists with media inquiries having to do with campus operations. 530-752-6556 (office) 530-219-9084 (mobile) email@example.com
Kat Kerlin is a media relations specialist and science writer on environmental topics at UC Davis, including climate change, wildlife, water, air quality, ecology, energy and more. She is editor of the What Can I Do About Climate Change? blog. 530-752-7704 (office) 530-750-9195 (mobile) firstname.lastname@example.org
Cody Kitaura writes for Dateline UC Davis, the campus’s faculty-staff newsletter, and UC Davis Magazine, the university’s alumni magazine. He also produces videos for the news and media relations team. 530-752-1932 (office) email@example.com
Karen Nikos-Rose is the department’s point person for providing public relations and strategy for the College of Letters and Science (divisions of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies, and Social Sciences), the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, the Graduate School of Management, and the schools of law and education. She also publishes the UC Davis Arts Blog. 530-752-6101 (office) firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Quinton is a News and Media Relations specialist who writes about agricultural and veterinary science. She handles media requests for the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Science and the School of Veterinary Medicine. She also hosts the UC Davis podcast Unfold. 530-752-9843 (office) 530-601-8077 (mobile) email@example.com