The News Center is the primary contact between the Laboratory and 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

News Center Contacts

Jim Bono, Director, Public Affairs

bono4@llnl.gov, (925) 422-9919


Lynda Seaver, Deputy Director, Media & Communications

seaver1@llnl.gov, (925)423-3103



Media & Communications

Breanna Bishop, Public Information Officer

Don Johnston, Public Information Officer

Julie Korhummel, Graphics, Web, Production, Photography

Ken Ma, Public Information Officer

Nolan O'Brien, Social Media, Web

Bob Sickles, video

Anne Stark, Public Information Officer

Stephen Wampler, Public Information Officer


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Community Contacts

OFF HOURS: 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 PIO.

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Laboratory Team wins 6 R&D 100 Awards

MEDIA EVENT: Team design work drives greater fuel efficiency (2010)

The Laboratory hosted a media event in the world’s largest wind tunnel at NASA Ames to highlight the Lab’s work to develop and test devices for reducing the aerodynamic drag of semi-trucks.