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Statewide media contacts

Name Position, Topic Office Cell
Jake Loesch Senior Director of Communications 651-366-3408 651-358-5446
Christina Joyce Deputy Communications Director 651-366-4265 651-592-8040
Mary McFarland Brooks Public Affairs 651-366-4280 651-200-5453
JP Gillach Public Affairs 651-366-4268

 

Anne Meyer Public Affairs Winter weather, snow and ice 651-366-4281 612-283-4991

Media contacts by region

Metro District

Name Position Office Cell
Christine Krueger Metro Communications Director 651-234-7507 651-503-9079
Dave Aeikens Public Affairs
Hennepin County
651-234-7511 651-775-1261
Kirsten Klein Public Affairs
South Metro
651-234-7506 N/A
Kent Barnard Public Affairs
North Metro
651-234-7504 651-253-2803
Denise Workcuff Public Affairs
East Metro
651-234-7502 N/A
Kevin Walker Public Affairs
I-94 corridor
651-234-7509 651-690-4914
Nick Carpenter I-94 Study, High Bridge communications 651-234-7710
651-234-7860
N/A

Greater Minnesota

Name District Office Cell
Pippi Mayfield District 1
Duluth
218-725-2834 N/A
TJ Melcher District 2
Bemidji
218-755-6552 218-766-6324

Jenny Seelen

Krista Rydberg

District 3
Baxter/St. Cloud

218-828-5719

218-828-5706

N/A

218-232-6753

Emma Olson District 4
Detroit Lakes
218-846-7969 218-850-4990
Mike Dougherty District 6
Rochester
507-286-7684 507-251-2749
Rebecca Arndt District 7
Mankato
507-304-6106 507-327-0959
Sandra Schlagel District 8
Willmar
320-214-6362 320-212-0067
District Offices