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The Media Relations Office

The Media Relations Office helps the University disseminate information about major research, publications, breakthroughs and any other news stories of broader interest to the public. 

The MRO is available for all press and broadcast enquiries about the University and the community. The Communications Officers have specific areas of responsibility, using their expertise to link the media to experts and researchers on a wide range of topics. 

Our team is happy to assist journalists and researchers. Please contact us for background on particular stories, to arrange interviews with our faculty, photo requests or for information about filming on campus.

The team updates Newsroom daily with McGill experts willing to speak on any given topic including suggestions for the news of the day. This office also organizes press conferences, promotes research, events, university news, offers social and media relations support across McGill and manages McGill’s main social media accounts. 

General inquiries: info [dot] communications [at] mcgill [dot] ca. Follow us on Twitter at @mcgillu and @mcgillumedia




carole [dot] graveline [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Carole Graveline)
514-398-1385 cell: 514-714-1385

christopher [dot] chipello [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Christopher Chipello)
Associate Director
Management | Economics | Science | Engineering

maria [dot] naso [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Maria Naso)
Administrative Secretary
Events/room bookings | Filming on campus (permission required)
Media relations/communications officers

laurie [dot] devine [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Laurie Devine)
Social Media Manager
Social media | Press review | Photos | Website
@mcgillu @umcgill @mcgillumedia @mcgillgr @qimontreal @mcgillcentraide  | McGill University on Facebook (and others)

cynthia [dot] lee [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Cynthia Lee)
Senior Communications Officer
Faculty of Arts (including Political Science) | Faculty of Law | Faculty of Medicine | Faculty of Dentistry | Redpath Museum

katherine [dot] gombay [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Katherine Gombay)
Senior Communications Officer
Schulich School of Music | Continuing Studies | Faculty of Education | Faculty of Religious Studies |  Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

melody [dot] enguix [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Melody Enguix)
Communications Officer
Social media | Research communications

vincent [dot] allaire [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Vincent Allaire)
Communications Officer
Press review | Experts

mona [dot] noonoo [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Mona Noonoo)
Communications Assistant



(For other Communications contacts, please visit the Communications and External Relations website).