Media enquiries

Contact information for the Department for Education's media team.

DfE media team

Journalists should call our central newsdesk on 020 7783 8300. This media-only line operates from Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm. Outside of these hours the number will divert to the duty media officer.

Members of the public should call our general enquiries line on 0370 000 2288.

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DfE media contacts

Deputy Director, News and Corporate Communications

James Cox
Telephone: 020 7654 6294

Head of Media

Sam Eversden
Telephone: 020 7783 8352

Newsdesk

Chief Media Officer

Jessica Gearey
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Senior Media Officer

Rebecca Tyers
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Media Officers

Chloe Goody
Rachael Langley
Simon Renwick
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Schools and education policy

Chief Media Officer

Jade Howard
Telephone: 020 7340 7488

Senior Media Officer

Michael Murphy-Pyle
Telephone: 020 7340 7442

Media Officers

Jacob Cotterill
Telephone: 020 7654 6085

Sam Glanz
Telephone: 020 7340 8086

Nicola O’Neill
Telephone: 020 7340 8093

Children and families policy

Chief Media Officer

Jayne Roberts
Telephone: 020 7340 7926

Senior Media Officer

Amy Taylor
Telephone: 020 7340 7691

Media Officers

Colette Collins-Walsh
Telephone: 020 7340 8005

Holly Manj
Telephone: 020 7783 8694

Post-16 and skills policy

Chief Media Officer

Eva Perkins
Telephone: 020 7783 8119

Senior Media Officer

Steven Bourner
Telephone: 020 7340 7550

Media Officers

Juliet Eales
Telephone: 020 7654 6156

Jemma Allman
Telephone: 020 7783 8663

Regional and consumer

Media Officer

Sophie Hood
Telephone: 020 7783 8292

Media planning

Head of Planning

Gina Malatesta
Telephone: 020 7227 5118

Senior Media Planner

Sima Parmar
Telephone: 020 7227 5181

Executive agencies

DfE’s media team handles media enquiries on behalf of our executive agencies:

Non-departmental public bodies

If you have a specific enquiry about a policy that is managed by a non-departmental public body, you should contact the relevant body’s press office.

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