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.

DfE media contacts

Head of Communications

Suzy Jenner
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Head of Media

Hannah Fletcher
Telephone: 020 7783 8718

Newsdesk

Chief Media Officer

Gina Malatesta
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Senior Media Officer

Eva Perkins
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Media Officers

Steven Bourner
Anna Croall
Michael Murphy-Pyle
Amy Taylor
Telephone: 020 7783 8300

Schools policy

Chief Media Officer

Sam Eversden
Telephone: 020 7783 8352

Senior Media Officers

Jayne Roberts
Telephone: 020 7340 7926

Media Officers

Alex Blackburn
Telephone: 020 7783 8396

Nazia Dewji
Telephone: 020 7227 5173

Andrew Hamilton
Telephone: 020 7783 8614

Katie Bowman
Telephone: 020 7783 8053

Children and families policy

Chief Media Officer

Jade Howard
Telephone: 020 7340 7488

Senior Media Officer

Vacant

Media Officers

Kitty Dann
Telephone: 020 7340 7190

Sophie Hood
Telephone: 020 7783 8292

Equalities policy

Chief Media Officer

Jade Howard
Telephone: 020 7340 7488

Senior Media Officer

Chelsea Austin
Telephone: 020 7340 8465

Media Officer

Pippa Kent
Telephone: 020 7227 5132

Jodene Martin
Telephone: 020 7227 5329

Media planning

Senior Media Planner

Sima Parmar
Telephone: 020 7227 5181

Media Planner

Michael Greenland
Telephone: 020 7340 8391

Office Manager

Vacant

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills handles calls regarding higher education.

Executive agencies

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

Please contact the DfE central newsdesk if you have any questions about the work of these 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: