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News team

Berkeley News is produced daily by the media relations, editorial and strategic communications teams in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs at UC Berkeley. We welcome your comments, suggestions and story ideas.

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Will Kane

Senior director, news and content
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Gretchen Kell

Director of special projects and outreach
Institutional storytelling and story pitching, media relations
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Bob Sanders

Manager of science communications
Writer and media relations
Beats: Animal research, astronomy, biology, chemistry, energy, evolution, genetics, geology/earthquakes, mathematics, neuroscience, paleontology, physics, geography
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Kara Manke

Science writer and media relations
Beats: Engineering, computer science, agriculture, natural resources, public health, optometry, data science, transportation
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Ed Lempinen

Writer and media relations
Beats: Economics, business, education, political science, law, public policy, international affairs international studies
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Ivan Natividad

Writer and media relations
Beats: Architecture, history, environmental design, city & regional planning, ethnic studies, gender & women’s studies, African American studies, disability studies, journalism
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Anne Brice

Writer and podcast producer, Berkeley News
Beats: Art, theatre, dance, music, libraries, museums
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Jason Pohl

Writer and media relations
Beats: Sociology, psychology, anthropology, demography, linguistics, philosophy, rhetoric, social welfare
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