Christine Ayala | Oceana

Christine Ayala

Communications Manager
Oceana Staff

Christine manages day-to-day communications for the offshore drilling campaign.

Prior to joining Oceana, Christine worked in journalism, with various roles as a reporter and editor. Most recently she worked as an opinion editor at The Hill newspaper in Washington, DC, with a focus on energy and environment. Christine covered a variety of topics as a reporter, including local news, national politics and regulatory policy for The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News and The Hill.

Christine is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, where she received a Bachelor of Journalism. She was selected for a competitive UT Fellow program in partnership with The Dallas Morning News at the newspaper’s D.C. bureau. Christine earned the 2014 Texas Veterans Commission Excellence in Student Media award for her coverage of student veterans.

Outside of work, you can find her powerlifting, dancing to reggaeton and occasionally rock climbing.