Media Contacts

A public information officer is always available to respond to questions from the news media. Journalists may call 925-422-4599 at any time for help in reaching a public information officer.

News Center Contacts

Breanna Bishop
Acting Director, Public Affairs
Director’s Office, Deputy Director’s Office, Personnel actions, Lab Counsel, Audit & Oversight, National Ignition Facility, Safeguards and Security, Special Projects
bishop33 [at]

Media & Communications

Carrie Martin
Public Information Officer
Operations & Business, HR, Diversity & Inclusion, Emergency Planning
martin59 [at]

Michael Padilla
Public Information Officer
Weapons and Complex Integration, nuclear test videos
padilla37 [at]

Julie Russell
Graphics, Web, Production, Photography
russell36 [at]

Anne Stark
Public Information Officer
Science and Technology Office, Physical & Life Sciences, Energy & Environment, Biology
stark8 [at]

Jeremy Thomas
Public Information Officer
Engineering, Computation, Additive Manufacturing, Social Media
thomas244 [at]

Stephen Wampler
Public Information Officer
Global Security, Tech Transer, ESH&Q, National media
wampler1 [at]

Community and External Relations

Contact wilson101 [at] (Scott Wilson), 925-423-3125;
or horner7 [at] (Nadine Horner), 925-423-9051.


Media Event

Role of the Public Affairs Office

The Public Affairs Office is the primary contact between the Laboratory, the news media and the public. It prepares news releases, media advisories, Laboratory statements, news and feature articles, fact sheets, brochures and other publications about the Laboratory’s work. It also:

  • Responds to news media and community inquiries
  • Arranges visits and tours of the Laboratory
  • Schedules talks and interactive demonstrations featuring LLNL researchers

Fact Sheets:


For more information:

Phone: 925-422-4599
Fax: 925-424-2780
pao [at]

Mailing Address:
Public Affairs Office
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
P.O. Box 808, L-003
Livermore, CA 94551

Onsite Location:
The Public Affairs Office is located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Bldg. 111. Directions to Westgate Badge Office.