Media Contacts - Oceana

Media Contacts


Organizational Media Contacts

*For general press inquiries or if you aren’t sure who is the best person to contact, please email

Gillian Spolarich
International Communications Manager
Based in Washington, D.C.

Contact Gillian for questions about Oceana and general ocean science/policy issues, climate change, and plastic pollution; Oceana’s campaign to get Amazon to reduce its plastic footprint; requests for interviews with celebrity spokespeople and other Oceana representatives including members of its Board of Directors and executive team; queries about corporate or media partnershipspublic service announcements, brand marketing communications, special events and entertainment projects.

Anna Baxter
Communications Specialist

Campaign Media Contacts

United States

Dustin Cranor
Senior Director, Communications
202.341.2267 (DC)
954.348.1314 (FL)

Contact Dustin for stories about Oceana’s U.S. campaigns on seafood fraudclimate and energy, and responsible fishing, including our work to prevent seismic airgun blasting and the expansion of offshore drilling, promote offshore wind, reduce bycatch, protect marine life such as sea turtles and sharks, and stop fisheries subsidies and the destruction of ocean habitat. Dustin should also be contacted about Global Fishing Watch as well as general U.S. marine science and policy questions, including those related to fishingclimate change and pollution.


Alyssa Noble
Communications Director, Belize
Based in Belmopan, Belize

Contact Alyssa for stories about general ocean issues affecting Central America and Oceana’s Belize-based campaigns on offshore oil drillingdestructive fishing gear and marine protected areas.


Camilla Valadares
Communications Analyst, Brazil
Based in Brasilia, Brazil
+55 61 3247-1888

Contact Camilla for stories about general ocean issues affecting South America and Oceana’s Brazil-based campaigns on fisheries managementartisanal fisheries and overfishing.


Lesley Wilmot
Communications Director, Canada

Contact Lesley for stories about general ocean issues affecting Canada and any of Oceana Canada’s campaign activities.


Cristian Arroyo
Press Manager, Chile
Based in Santiago, Chile

Contact Cristian for stories about general ocean issues affecting South America and Oceana’s Chile-based campaigns on salmon aquaculturemarine protected areasbycatch and climate change.


Irene Campmany
Communications Officer
Based in Madrid, Spain

Contact Irene for stories about general ocean issues affecting Europe and Oceana’s European-based campaigns on Mediterranean bluefin tuna, sharks, bycatch, overfishing subsidies, driftnetting, bottom trawling, marine protected areas, Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported fishing, mercury contamination, overfishing of prey species and the “Common Fishery Policy Reform.”


Georgina Aldana
Communications Manager, Mexico
Based in Mexico City, Mexico

Contact Georgina for stories about general ocean issues affecting Mexico and any of Oceana Mexico’s campaign activities.


Rafael Tapia
Communications Director, Peru
Based in Lima, Peru

Contact Rafael for stories about general ocean issues affecting South America and Oceana’s Peru-based campaigns on the anchoveta fisheryoverfishing, local fisheries, and more.


Joyce Sierra
Communications Director, Philippines
Based in Manila, Philippines
+63 2 2810433 / +63 2 3664972

Contact Joyce for stories about general ocean issues affecting Southeast Asia and Oceana’s Philippines-based campaigns on marine protected areasoverfishing, plastic pollution, and local fisheries.