Contact Public Affairs

NEWS RELEASE LIST

Our agency issues anywhere from 5-15 press releases a month on fishing, nongame wildlife, hunting, boating, conservation issues and other topics.  To be added to the media press release e-mail list, email melissa.cummings@dnr.ga.gov.

AFTER HOURS CONTACT

Media issues don't always take place during work hours.  On weekends and after 4:30 pm weekdays, call the State Operations Center at (800) 241-4113, let them know your name and media affiliation and ask them to page the on-call communications contact.


Jenifer Wisniewski, Marketing Communications Manager
Email: jenifer.wisniewski@dnr.ga.gov 
Office: (706) 557-3324

Taylor Brown, Marketing Communications Assistant Manager
Email: taylor.brown@dnr.ga.gov
Office: (706) 557-3322

Heidi Ferguson, Communications/Outreach Specialist
Email: heidi.ferguson@dnr.ga.gov
Office: (706) 557-3328

For media questions specific to game management, fisheries management, law enforcement, boating and licensing, contact:

Melissa Cummings, Communications/Outreach Specialist
Email: melissa.cummings@dnr.ga.gov
Office: (706) 557-3326

For media questions specific to nongame wildlife (including threatened and endangered species) and protected plants, contact:

Rick Lavender, Communications/Outreach Specialist
Email: rick.lavender@dnr.ga.gov
Office: (706) 557-3327