Media enquiries

Contact information for the Department for Transport's media office.

Contact information for the Department for Transport’s media office.

Journalists should call our central newsdesk on 020 7944 3021.

This media-only line operates from Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm. For urgent media enquiries outside of these hours, please call 020 7944 4292.

If you are not a member of the media, please contact the general enquiries switchboard on 0300 330 3000.

DfT media contacts

Head of News

Jon Tunney
Telephone: 020 7944 3021

Deputy Head of News

Tom Whitehead
Telephone: 020 7944 3021

Newsdesk

Senior Media Officer: Kitty Mithen
Telephone: 020 7944 3021

Media Officers: Ashleigh Moore, Christine Casely, Sameena Rizwi and Tom Ambrose
Telephone: 020 7944 3021

Aviation, Europe and Technology desk

Chief Media Officer: George Kotschy
Telephone: 020 7944 3760

Senior Media Officer: Charlotte Bransgrove
Telephone: 020 7944 3109

Media Officer: Alyssa Thomas
Telephone: 020 7944 4463

Roads and Maritime desk

Chief Media Officer: Emma Beer
Telephone: 020 7944 0264

Senior Media Officer: Vacant
Telephone: 020 7944 3296

Media Officer: Hywel Barrett
Telephone: 020 7944 4942

Technology desk

Senior Media Officer: Lucy Anderson
Telephone: 020 7944 0206

Rail, HS2 and major projects

Chief Media Officer: Tom Bennett
Telephone: 020 7944 4778

Rail desk

Senior Media Officer: Jack Short
Telephone: 020 7944 3296

Media Officer: Ashley Coates
Telephone: 0207 944 3277

Media Officer: James Taylor
Telephone: 0207 944 0287

HS2 and major projects desk

Senior Media Officer: Geraint Ellis
Telephone: 020 7944 0128

Media Officer: Becky Lawrenson
Telephone: 020 7944 0222