Office of University Communications

The Office of University Communications at Western Washington University offers assistance with publicity, news management, media relations, writing and editing, publications management, graphic design, web design and development and online communications. We are part of the division of University Relations and Marketing.

Our award-winning staff of professionals will consult with you to determine the most effective approach to sharing your story and impacting your audience. We are experts in communications, marketing, advertising, copywriting, graphic design and web development, and we’re here to work with you to create a solution that meets your needs.

See our Publications

University Communications and Marketing prepares the following publications for Western:


Communications Team

Paul Cocke


(360) 650-3350

John Thompson

Assistant Director

(360) 650-3350

Mary Gallagher

Publications Editor

(360) 650-3617

Derek Bryson

Graphic Designer

(360) 650-2159

Chris Baker

Graphic Designer

(360) 650-2253

Suzanne Blais

Digital Media Production Manager

(360) 650-3350

Rhys Logan

Photographer & Videographer

(360) 650-2747

Zoe Fraley

Social Media Manager