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Media Contacts

Media inquiries only. For all other inquiries, please call 1-888-511-6548 or email info@worldvision.org. Public Relations staff are available to journalists 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Amy Parodi

Amy Parodi, Media Relations Director

Public Relations Senior Manager

Federal Way, WA
aparodi@worldvision.org
m 253.709.3190
p 253.815.2386

Brian P. Duss

Brian P. Duss, Public Relations Manager

Public Relations Manager

Washington, DC
bduss@worldvision.org
m 202.679.1620

Christine Connolly Bell

Christine Connolly-Bell, Public Relations Manager

Public Relations Manager

Los Angeles, CA
cconnoll@worldvision.org
m 323.208.2444

Cynthia Colin

Cynthia Colin, Media Relations Senior Leader

Corporate Communications Senior Leader

Washington, DC
ccolin@worldvision.org
m 202.436.1266
p 202.572.6595

Gardi Wilks

Gardi Wilks, Wilks Communications

Wilks Communications

Chicago, IL
gardi@wilkspr.com

Johnny Cruz

Johnny Cruz, National Media Relations Director

National Director

Federal Way, WA
jcruz@worldvision.org
m 206.653.4689
p 253.815.2072

Lauren Fisher

Lauren Fisher, Public Relations Manager

Public Relations Manager

South Haven, MI
lafisher@worldvision.org
m 206.310.5476
p 206.310.5476

Sheryl Watkins

Sheryl Watkins, Senior Communications Officer

Senior Communications Manager

Federal Way, WA
swatkins@worldvision.org
p 253.815.2246

Issue Experts

Subject matter experts are available for media interviews. They are also a great source of information, quotes, and sound bites.

Cheryl DeBruler

Cheryl DeBruler, World Vision Gift Catalog Marketing Manager

Gift Catalog Marketing Manager


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Marketing

Chris Palusky

Chris Palusky, Vice President of Private Funding and Humanitarian & Emergency Affairs

Vice President of Private Funding and Humanitarian & Emergency Affairs


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Humanitarian affairs

Area of expertise

Emergency response

Dr. Greg Allgood

Dr. Greg Allgood, Vice President of Water

Vice President of Water


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Water and Sanitation (WASH)

Jeff Wright

Jeff Wright, World Vision International, Senior Humanitarian Advisor

World Vision International, Senior Humanitarian Advisor


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Disaster response

Jessica Bousquette

Jessica Bousquette, Child Protection Policy Advisor

Child Protection Policy Advisor


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Child Protection

Area of expertise

South Sudan

Jonathan Papoulidis

Jonathan Papoulidis, Executive Advisor on Fragile States

Executive Advisor on Fragile States


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Fragile states

Area of expertise

Peacebuilding

Area of expertise

Disaster recovery

Mark C. Smith

Mark C. Smith, Senior Director for Humanitarian Emergencies

Senior Director for Humanitarian Emergencies


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Disaster response

Richard Stearns

Richard Stearns, President, World Vision U.S.

President, World Vision U.S.


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Disaster response

Area of expertise

Child exploitation issues

Area of expertise

Global AIDS

Area of expertise

Malaria

Area of expertise

U.S. poverty

Area of expertise

Global health

Robert Zachritz

Bob Zachritz, Vice President, Advocacy and Government Relations

Vice President, Advocacy and Government Relations


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Expertise:

Area of expertise

Global hunger

Area of expertise

Child & maternal health

Area of expertise

Children in crisis

Area of expertise

Malaria