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Media Contacts

Northumbria’s Media & Communications team is responsible for PR & media relations as well as internal and corporate communications.

Northumbria’s Corporate Communications and Reputation Management team is responsible for PR & media relations as well as internal and corporate communications.

We manage media campaigns, respond to journalist enquiries, produce the Northumbria University Newspaper and drive internal communications for students and staff.

Journalists with a media enquiry can contact the Media & Communications team by calling 0191 227 4604 or sending an email to in the first instance.

If you wish to contact a member of the Media team directly related to a specific area of the University you can find all contact details below.


Corporate Communications and Reputation Management

Central Contact Information

0191 227 4604 or email


Rachel Lippe: Assistant Director (Corporate Communications & Reputation Management)


Rik Kendall: PR & Media Manager

0191 227 3598 or


Andrea Slowey: PR & Media Manager

0191 349 5899 or


Audrey Barton: Corporate Communications Manager

0191 349 5898 or


Rachael I'Anson: PR & Media Coordinator

0191 227 4590 or


Kelly Elliott: PR & Media Coordinator

0191 349 5947 or


James Fox: Student Communications Manager

0191 227 3303 or


Emily Morris: Corporate Communications Coordinator

0191 227 4394 or



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