Mission

The Office of Communications tells MIT’s story to the world, keeps the MIT community informed, and connects MIT’s communications professionals to one another and to our central priorities.

We tell MIT’s story.

We develop compelling content about MIT’s research, teaching, and innovation for readers around the world.

We create effective communications.

Through the Institute’s websites, social media channels, and other communications tools, we are generating new connections, cutting-edge ideas, and groundbreaking work — both on the MIT campus and around the world.

We empower the MIT community to speak and be heard.

We provide valuable media relations advice to MIT’s leadership, faculty, students, and staff. We also offer guidance with developing op-eds and news releases.

We offer support during difficult times.

Our management of crisis communications helps the Institute navigate emergencies and public relations issues.

We unify the many voices of the Institute.

The Office of Communications connects the many communications professionals at MIT to one another and to our central priorities. We help the schools, college, departments, labs, and centers speak to the world with a unified voice.

Leadership

Alfred Ironside
Vice President for Communications
Phone 
617-258-5403
Steve Bradt
Executive Director, MIT News Office
Phone 
617-258-5401
Email 
Danyel Barnard
Senior Director of Communications Initiatives
Phone 
617-258-9371
Kimberly Allen
Director of Media Relations &
Deputy Director, MIT News Office
Phone 
617-253-2702
Email 
Kimberly Mancino
Director of Reference Publications
Phone 
617-253-1702
June Milligan
Manager of Copytech
Phone 
617-258-5148