Staff

Leadership

Mike Klein

Director, News Content and Editorial Projects

mjklein3@wisc.edu

608-262-3846

  • Edits the student-centered newsletter The Weekly and the university news site.
  • Oversees social media content.

John Lucas

Assistant Vice Chancellor, University Communications

jplucas@wisc.edu

608-262-8287

  • Directs University Communications.
  • Oversees UW-Madison public relations and strategic communications.

Meredith McGlone

Director, News and Media Relations

meredith.mcglone@wisc.edu

608-263-7523

  • Oversees News & Media Relations Team responsible for internal and external communication.
  • Serves as university spokesperson. 

Rodee Schneider

Director, Strategic Partnerships Communications and Marketing

rgschneider@wisc.edu

608-265-5812

  • Oversees strategic partnership marketing and communications.
  • Manages campus communicator professional development and resources.

Kelly Tyrrell

Director, Research Communications

kelly.tyrrell@wisc.edu

608-262-9772

  • Oversees Research Communications team and directs coverage of UW–Madison's research landscape.
  • Reports on and liaisons with CALS, the School of Medicine and Public Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, Nelson Institute and other research.

News and Media Relations

Greg Bump

Senior University Relations Specialist

gbump@wisc.edu

608-890-2166

  • Writes about university administration, including finance and budget, human resources and legislative affairs.

Doug Erickson

Student Life Writer

dderickson2@wisc.edu

608-262-0930

  • Writes about student life on campus.
  • Coverage includes student organizations, campus diversity efforts, student research projects and more.

Bill Graf

News Editor

wlgraf@wisc.edu

608-265-0476

  • Edits the faculty/staff newsletter Inside UW and the university news site.
  • Manages the Wisconsin Idea database.

Mike Klein

Director, News Content and Editorial Projects

mjklein3@wisc.edu

608-262-3846

  • Edits the student-centered newsletter The Weekly and the university news site.
  • Oversees social media content.

Käri Knutson

University Relations Specialist

knutson4@wisc.edu

608-265-9870

  • Responds to media requests looking for experts and promotes experts on topics in the news.
  • Reports on and liaisons with the Law School, School of Education, School of Business and the School of Human Ecology.

Meredith McGlone

Director, News and Media Relations

meredith.mcglone@wisc.edu

608-263-7523

  • Oversees News & Media Relations Team responsible for internal and external communication.
  • Serves as university spokesperson. 

Nate Moll

Social Media Specialist

nmoll@wisc.edu

608-262-9406

  • Curates @UWMadison social media accounts.
  • Oversees and supports #UWSocial campus communicators group.

Veronica Rueckert

National Media Relations Specialist

rueckert@wisc.edu

608-262-7288

  • Pitches university news to national media outlets.
  • Assists faculty with writing and placing op-eds.

Research Communications

Chris Barncard

Science Writer

barncard@wisc.edu

608-890-0465

  • Reports on and liaisons with the College of Engineering, School of Nursing, Global Health Institute, psychology, math and geography.
  • Manages communication surrounding animal research.

Eric Hamilton

Science Writer

eshamilton@wisc.edu

608-263-1986

  • Reports on and liaisons with CALS, the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, School of Pharmacy, Graduate School, Arboretum, botany, chemistry, physics and astronomy.
  • Co-organizes Science on Tap-Madison.

Kelly Tyrrell

Director, Research Communications

kelly.tyrrell@wisc.edu

608-262-9772

  • Oversees Research Communications team and directs coverage of UW–Madison's research landscape.
  • Reports on and liaisons with CALS, the School of Medicine and Public Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, Nelson Institute and other research.

Visuals

Amy Gill

Videographer

aegill@wisc.edu

  • Produces videos for UW–Madison social channels and special communication efforts.

Peter Kleppin

Video Producer

kleppin@wisc.edu

608-262-8292

  • Oversees video production.
  • Manages partnerships with Big Ten Network and PBS Wisconsin.

Jeff Miller

Senior Photographer

jeff.miller@wisc.edu

608-262-0067

  • Oversees photography team.
  • Primary contact for new or proposed photo projects.

Bryce Richter

Photographer

brichter2@wisc.edu

608-262-7411

  • Photographs campus news, life and events.
  • Primary contact for photo library and file photo use.

Craig Wild

Videographer

cawild@wisc.edu

608-265-5359

  • Produces videos for UW–Madison social channels and special communication efforts.

Strategic Partnerships

Jason Gohlke

Strategic Communications Specialist

jgohlke2@wisc.edu

Provides marketing and communications support for UW’s Strategic Partnerships units.

Kristina LeVan

Strategic Communications Specialist

kelevan@wisc.edu

Provides marketing and communications support for UW’s Strategic Partnerships units.

Rodee Schneider

Director, Strategic Partnerships Communications and Marketing

rgschneider@wisc.edu

608-265-5812

  • Oversees strategic partnership marketing and communications.
  • Manages campus communicator professional development and resources.

Stakeholder Communications

Ingrid Nelson

Speechwriter

ianelson3@wisc.edu

608-890-2630

  • Manages speechwriting and strategic messaging for the provost.
  • Supports additional speechwriting for other university leaders.

Dean Robbins

Co-Editor, On Wisconsin

dean.robbins@wisc.edu

608-890-2982

  • Directs the alumni magazine's mission and editorial content.

Amanda Todd

Senior Speechwriter

aktodd@wisc.edu

608-262-8080

  • Manages speechwriting and strategic messaging for university leaders.
  • Develops materials to help leadership communicate with multiple constituencies.