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Statewide media contacts

Name Position Office Cell
Jacob Loesch Strategic Communications Senior Director 651-366-3401 651-358-5446
Kevin Gutknecht Communications Director 651-366-4266 651-231-4192
Christina Joyce Communications Supervisor 651-366-4265 651-592-8040
Mary McFarland Brooks Public Affairs 651-366-4280 651-200-5453
Anne Meyer Public Affairs 651-366-4281

N/A

Joseph Palmersheim Public Affairs 651-366-4271

651-503-2467

 

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
Beth Petrowske District 1
Duluth
218-725-2708 218-590-1571
TJ Melcher District 2
Bemidji
218-755-6552 218-766-6324
JP Gillach District 3
Baxter/St. Cloud
218-828-5706 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