Media Contacts: Office of Strategic Communications

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
Senior Director, Office of Strategic Communications
Director’s Office, Deputy Director’s Office, Personnel Actions, Lab Counsel, Audit & Oversight, Safeguards and Security, Special Projects
bishop33 [at]

Michael Padilla
Deputy Director, Public and Media Relations
National Media, Digital Communications, Emergency Planning, Special Projects
padilla37 [at]

Blaise Douros
Multimedia Specialist
Photography, Multimedia
925- 423-9057
douros1 [at]

Patti Koning
Public Information Officer
NIF and Photon Science
koning3 [at]

Abel Morelos
Social Media Strategist
Social media
morelos3 [at]

Elenita Makani O’Malley
Video Producer
nicholas6 [at]

Paul Rhien
Public Information Officer
Weapons and Complex Integration, Nuclear Test Videos
rhien1 [at]

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

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

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


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Role of the Office of Strategic Communications

The Office of Strategic Communications 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
osc [at]

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

Onsite Location:
Office of Strategic Communications is located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Bldg. 111. Directions to Westgate Badge Office.