Media Contacts

General Inquiries

Members of the News Media: 505-844-4902
Members of the Public: 505-844-8066

California | New Mexico

News Media contacts

Media Relations team

Media Relations assists print, broadcast and online news media to obtain the latest information about Sandia. The team regularly issues news releases, many of which include high-resolution images and video clips, and interactive social media applications when possible. Media may download and publish these, with credit to Sandia National Laboratories. Media Relations also responds to queries and directs members of the news media to appropriate sources within Sandia for additional information.

New Mexico

Michael Baker covers nuclear deterrence and stockpile stewardship; general engineering sciences; and purchasing, supplier diversity, including small businesses, and other business activities.
Contact: 505-284-1085;

Heather Clark is Sandia’s Media Relations and Emergency Communications manager. She coordinates and responds to general news media requests for information about Sandia and its work.
Contact: 505-844-3511;

Manette Newbold Fisher covers technology transfer, robotics, environmental management and business.
Contact: 505-844-1742;

Michelle Fleming coordinates and assists with media inquiries and visits.
Contact: 505-844-4902;

Luke Frank covers Sandia's onsite safeguards and security, emergency management, community involvement and diversity, along with the Labs' national security programs.
Contact: 505-844-2020;

Stephanie Holinka handles a broad range of general news media requests and specializes in energy research and development, homeland security and materials protection and threat reduction.
Contact: 505-284-9227;

Kristen Meub covers energy research, including solar, water, geothermal, nuclear, grid, energy storage and resilience and coordinates media inquiries about Sandia's health and human resources programs.
Contact: 505-845-7215;

Troy Rummler writes about military and defense technologies, fundamental sciences, including materials science and chemistry, and technology transfer.
Contact: 505-284-1056;

Neal Singer covers basic research, pulsed power, high-performance computing, modeling and simulation and nanotechnology.
Contact: 505-845-7078;


Michael Ellis Langley can help you get information about projects relating to energy, combustion, materials science and homeland security at Sandia’s California site.
Contact: 925-294-1482;

Paul Rhien is a media relations and emergency communications specialist at Sandia’s California site. He responds to general media requests for information about the Livermore, California, location. He also covers energy security, homeland security and national defense.
Contact: 925-294-6452;