Strategic Communications

Berkeley Lab’s Strategic Communications team shares stories about the Lab’s discoveries, priorities, and outreach with the Lab’s partners and supporters everywhere, and helps build an engaged, collaborative, and inclusive employee community.

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After-hours news media line: 510-486-5183

John German
Chief Communications Officer
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Mobile: 510-697-7918

Dan Krotz
Deputy Communications Officer
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Office: 510-486-4019
Mobile: 510-220-8529
Beats: Computing Sciences

Rebecca Percz
Department Administrator
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Office: 510-486-5183

Laurel Kellner
Media Relations Program Lead
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Office: 510-486-5375
Mobile: 510-590-8034
Beats: Technology Transfer

Lyn Hunter
Senior Editor & Digital Publisher
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Office: 510-486-4698
Editor for Elements, Lab homepage

Dianne Wentworth
Employee Communications Lead
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Office: 510-486-4014

Kelly Owen
Social Media & Multimedia Projects
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Office: 510-486-6249

Julie Chao
Science Communications Lead
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Office: 510-486-6491
Beats: Energy Technologies, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Glenn Roberts Jr.
Science Communications & Media Relations Specialist
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Office: 510-486-5582
Beats: Physics, Engineering, Nuclear Science, Accelerators, Advanced Light Source

Theresa Duque
Science Communications & Media Relations Specialist
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Office: 510-495-2418
Beats: Energy Sciences, Materials Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Molecular Foundry

Aliyah Kovner
Science Communications & Media Relations Specialist
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Office: 510-486-6601
Beats: Biosciences, Joint BioEnergy Institute, Joint Genome Institute

Marilyn Chung
Videography, Photography, & Multimedia Specialist
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Office: 510-486-5731