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Media Contacts

Organizational Media Contacts

*For general press inquiries or if you aren't sure who is the best person to contact, please email press@oceana.org.
 

Melia Manter
Manager, International Communications
Based in Washington, D.C.
mmanter@oceana.org
202.467.1963

Contact Melia for questions about Oceana and general ocean science/policy issues; 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 partnerships, public service announcements, brand marketing communications, special events and entertainment projects.

 

Campaign Media Contacts

United States

Dustin Cranor
Senior Director, Communications
202.341.2267 (DC)
954.348.1314 (FL)
dcranor@oceana.org

Contact Dustin for stories about Oceana’s U.S. campaigns on seafood fraud, climate 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 fishing, climate change and pollution.

 

Belize

Alyssa Carnegie
Communications Director, Belize
Based in Belmopan, Belize
+11.501.610.0952
acarnegie@oceana.org

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

 

Brazil

Camilla Valadares
Communications Analyst, Brazil
Based in Brasilia, Brazil
+55 61 3247-1888
cvaladares@oceana.org

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

 

Canada

Lesley Wilmot
Communications Director, Canada
416.583.2352
lwilmot@oceana.ca

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

 

Chile

Cristián Arroyo
Director of Communications, Chile
Based in Santiago, Chile
56 2 2925 5612
trheinen@oceana.org

Contact Tania for stories about general ocean issues affecting South America and Oceana’s Chile-based campaigns on salmon aquaculture, marine protected areas, bycatch and climate change.

 

Europe

Natividad Sanchez
Senior Communications Manager
Based in Madrid, Spain
+ 34 911 440 892
nsanchez@oceana.org

Contact Natividad 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.”

 

Mexico

Luis Rodmun
Communications Director, Mexico
Based in Mexico City, Mexico
+52 55 8852-2825
lrodmun@oceana.org

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

 

Peru

Liz Quiroz
Communications Director, Peru
Based in Lima, Peru
+51 421 10 69
lquiroz@oceana.org

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

 

Philippines

Joyce Sierra
Communications Director, Philippines
Based in Manila, Philippines
+63 2 2810433 / +63 2 3664972
jsierra@oceana.org

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