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

Director

Gemmaine Walsh
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Deputy Director, Corporate Communications

Suzy Jenner
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Deputy Director, Media

Hannah Fletcher
Telephone: 020 7783 8718

Newsdesk

Chief Media Officer

Jessica Gearey
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Senior Media Officer

Eleanor Dwyer
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Media Officers

Steven Bourner
Juliet Kirk
Michael Murphy-Pyle
Rebecca Tyers
Jessica Ware
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Schools and education policy

Chief Media Officer

Sam Eversden
Telephone: 020 7783 8352

Senior Media Officers

Eva Perkins
Telephone: 020 7783 8119

Jayne Roberts
Telephone: 020 7340 7926

Media Officers

Jacob Cotterill
Telephone: 020 7654 6085

Nazia Dewji
Telephone: 020 7227 5173

Andrew Hamilton
Telephone: 020 7783 8614

Miranda McHugh
Telephone: 020 7783 8033

Children and families policy

Chief Media Officer

Jade Howard
Telephone: 020 7340 7488

Senior Media Officer

Charlotte Corsan
Telephone: 020 7340 7794

Media Officers

Kitty Dann
Telephone: 020 7340 7190

Sophie Hood
Telephone: 020 7783 8292

Amy Taylor
Telephone: 020 7340 7691

Government Equalities Office

Chief Media Officer

Jade Howard
Telephone: 020 7340 7488

Senior Media Officer

Francesca Moreda
Telephone: 020 7654 6157

Media Officer

Candida Lathbridge
Telephone: 020 7783 8134

Pippa Kent
Telephone: 020 7227 5132

Post-16 and skills policy

Chief Media Officer

Jonathan Street
Telephone: 020 7654 6084

Senior Media Officer

Helen McGill
Telephone: 020 7340 7291

Media officers

Gemma Goodman
Telephone: 020 7227 5169

Michael Greenland
Telephone: 020 7340 8391

Nicola O’Neill
Telephone: 020 7340 8093

Media planning

Senior Media Planner

Sima Parmar
Telephone: 020 7227 5181

Business Manager

Elizabeth Lawson
Telephone: 020 77838 658

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.