NOAA media contacts, story resources and more
Need an expert, an image, an important statistic or a compelling earth science story? NOAA Communications (@NOAAComms) is here to help. Our staff of public affairs and digital media specialists work with news producers, digital and print reporters, photojournalists, videographers, bloggers and others on behalf of NOAA's diverse scientific mission areas.
See these resources and contact information that follows:
- New for 2021 | Wildfire season and fire weather: A resource guide for reporters and media
- Media advisories
- News releases
- Latest news & feature stories
- NOAA social media channels
- Register to receive NOAA press releases, advisories
|For interviews with NOAA leadership and information on policy issues, budget, and legislation||
|Satellite images, satellite operations, environmental data, historical weather and climate data|
|Sustainable fisheries (commercial and recreational fishing), protected resources (whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles), endangered species, habitat, aquaculture, international fishing and marine mammal issues, seafood inspection, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Magnuson-Stevens Act, Endangered Species Act, law enforcement, and ocean fishing regulations||
Kate Goggin, 202-924-5114
|Coral reefs, coastal resource management, estuarine research reserves, harmful algal blooms, hazardous spill response and restoration, marine protected areas, marine sanctuaries, nautical charts, ocean observing systems, and tides and water levels||
Jennie Lyons, 202-603-9372
|National Weather Service
Severe weather, NOAA Weather Radio, weather safety information
|Storm Prediction Center, Norman, Oklahoma.
Severe storms, tornadoes, fire weather outlooks, storm chasing
|Keli Pirtle, 405-325-6933|
|National Hurricane Center
Tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific
|Dennis Feltgen, 305-229-4404|
|NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Includes NOAA Climate Prediction Center
Seasonal outlooks, drought, climate prediction, El Nino and La Nina
|Lauren Gaches, 301-683-1327|
|Space Weather Prediction Center, Boulder, Colorado.
Solar and geomagnetic storms, solar cycles, auroras
|Theo Stein, 303-497-6288
|Climate, weather, polar, ocean, and coastal research, tsunamis, ocean acidification, global monitoring and observation.||Monica Allen, 301-734-1123|
|Office of Ocean Exploration
NOAA's center for new activities to explore and better understand the oceans.
|Monica Allen, 301-734-1123|
|Earth System Research Laboratory
Atmospheric science, climate change, ozone depletion, weather, air quality.
|Theo Stein, 303-497-6288
|Research ships and aircraft, NOAA Corps|