Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications

Berkeley Lab’s Strategic Communications team shares the Lab’s stories and helps build an engaged and inclusive employee community.

News Media: Reach us at [email protected]After-hours news media line: 510-220-8529.

Department Leadership

John German
Chief Communications Officer
[email protected]
Mobile: 510-697-7918

 
 
 
 
 
Dan Krotz
Deputy Communications Officer & Manager for Science & External Communications
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Office: 510-486-4019
Mobile: 510-220-8529
Beats: Science & External Communications, Computing Sciences

 

 

Dianne Wentworth 
Manager for Employee & Emergency Communications
[email protected]
Office: 510-486-4014
Mobile: 925-285-4911

 

 

Alice Muller
Department Administrator
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Office: 510-486-6682
Mobile: 510-290-1085

 

 

Special Projects

Laurel Kellner
Strategic Communications Projects Lead
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Office: 510-486-5375
Mobile: 510-590-8034
Beats: Project lead for web redesign, special communications project

 

 

News Media

Matt Nerzig
Media Relations Lead
[email protected]
Mobile: 510-541-7531

 

 

 

Social Media

Kelly Owen
Social Media Lead
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Office: 510-486-6249

 

 

 

Digital & Multimedia Communications

Jenny Nuss
Digital, Online & Multimedia Specialist
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Office: 319-826-8673

 

 

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

 

 

Soomin Suh
Production Coordinator
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Mobile: 510-637-8572

 

 

 

Science Writing & Communications

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

 

 

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, Podcast Producer
[email protected]
Office: 510-486-6601
Beats: Biosciences, Joint BioEnergy Institute, Joint Genome Institute

 

 

Glenn Roberts Jr.
Science Communications & Media Relations Specialist

In memoriam

 

 

 

Employee & Emergency Communications

Ruby Barcklay
Research Communications Specialist
[email protected]
Office: 510-365-5751
Beats: Research, Intellectual Property Office

 

 

Suzanne Budd
Employee Communications Specialist
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Office: 510-486-4628
Beats: Elements editor, Facilities, and Project Modernization

 

 

Katie Carney
Executive Communications Specialist
[email protected]
Mobile: 510-701-9890

 

 

Mark Lawton
Editor, Elements
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Mobile: 925-285-4911

 

 

Will Plasencia
Employee & Emergency Communications Specialist
[email protected]
Mobile: 510-549-6394
Beats: Security and Emergency Services
Environment, Health and Safety 

 

Tiffany Win
Employee Communications Specialist
[email protected]
Office: 510-486-5459
Beats: Human Resources, Employee Engagement