News

Media Contacts

General Inquiries

Members of the News Media: 505-844-4902
Members of the Public: 505-844-8066

California | New Mexico

News Media contacts

Media Relations team

Media Relations assists print, broadcast and online news media to obtain the latest information about Sandia. The team regularly issues news releases, many of which include high-resolution images and video clips, and interactive social media applications when possible. Media may download and publish these, with credit to Sandia National Laboratories. Media Relations also responds to queries and directs members of the news media to appropriate sources within Sandia for additional information.

New Mexico

Michael Baker covers nuclear deterrence and stockpile stewardship; general engineering sciences; and purchasing, supplier diversity, including small businesses, and other business activities.
Contact: 505-284-1085; mbaker1@sandia.gov

Heather Clark is Sandia’s Media Relations and Emergency Communications manager. She coordinates and responds to general news media requests for information about Sandia and its work.
Contact: 505-844-3511; hclark@sandia.gov

Manette Fisher covers technology transfer, robotics, environmental management and business.
Contact: 505-844-1742; mfisher@sandia.gov

Michelle Fleming coordinates and assists with media inquiries and visits.
Contact: 505-844-4902; meflemi@sandia.gov

Stephanie Holinka handles a broad range of general news media requests and specializes in energy research and development, homeland security and materials protection and threat reduction.
Contact: 505-284-9227; slholin@sandia.gov

Darrick Hurst coordinates corporate web communications, and is strategist for Sandia's social media presence and editor of corporate publications.
Contact: 505-844-8009; drhurst@sandia.gov

Lindsey Kibler serves as the emergency public information coordinator and covers emergency management, facilities and environment, safety and health.
Contact: 505-844-7988; lmkible@sandia.gov

Mike Lanigan is responsible for Ask a Scientist segments.
Contact: 505-844-2297; mjlanig@sandia.gov

Valerie Larkin specializes in helping media cover Sandia's community and educational events.
Contact: 505-284-7879; vlarkin@sandia.gov

Kristen Meub covers energy research, including solar, water, geothermal, nuclear, grid, energy storage and resilience and coordinates media inquiries about Sandia's health and human resources programs.
Contact: 505-845-7215; klmeub@sandia.gov

Troy Rummler writes about military and defense technologies, fundamental sciences, including materials science and chemistry, and technology transfer.
Contact: 505-284-1056; trummle@sandia.gov

Neal Singer covers basic research, pulsed power, high-performance computing, modeling and simulation and nanotechnology.
Contact: 505-845-7078; nsinger@sandia.gov

California

Jules Bernstein serves as a media relations specialist at Sandia/California. She covers biological and engineering sciences, homeland security and defense systems and site operations.
Contact: 925-294-2612; jberns@sandia.gov