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Wikimedia Foundation Communications Department

Communications is a Wikimedia Foundation department. The teams in the department lead the Foundation's efforts to openly and effectively share information — about the Wikimedia movement, the Wikimedia projects, and the Wikimedia Foundation's work itself — with a global audience including volunteer editors, site readers, and other stakeholders.

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The Communications Department performs a variety of functions for the Foundation, such as maintaining relationships with the media, producing content for the Wikimedia Foundation website, managing the community blog Diff and Wikimedia's social media platforms, facilitating communications with Wikimedia communities, informing research into emerging global audiences, developing creative materials, and coordinating campaigns to engage new audiences for Wikimedia's projects.

The Vice President of the department is Anusha Alikhan.

Department overview

 

Cross-departmental collaborations

Brand Studio team

Foundation Communications team

  • Supporting communications within the Wikimedia Foundation

Movement Communications team

Program Management team

Tuning sessions

Staff and contractors

Vice President of Communications
English
AAlikhan (WMF)
aalikhan wikimedia.org

Brand Studio

Director of Brand
English
ZMcCune (WMF)
zmccune wikimedia.org
ZMcCune
Zacharymccune
Brand Collaboration Lead
English
TElias (WMF)
telias wikimedia.org
Design Associate
English
BFlores (WMF)
bflores wikimedia.org
BFlores
Brand Associate
English
Selsharbaty (WMF)
selsharbaty wikimedia.org
Senior Manager, Global Brand
Johannesburg, South Africa
UTC+2
English
MMatsetela (WMF)
mmatsetela wikimedia.org
Multimedia Designer
English
JMcRae-WMF
Creative Director
English
KMpumlwana (WMF)
kmpumlwana wikimedia.org
umfutshane
Senior Copywriter
English
MRamos (WMF)
mramos wikimedia.org

Communications

Executive Communications Associate
English
GBasha-WMF
Senior Communications Manager
Lead Communications Specialist
English
VGoyal (WMF)
Lead Executive Communications Manager
English, Japanese, and Sinhalese
NGunasena (WMF)
ngunasena wikimedia.org
Communications Associate
Senior Communications Manager
English
SLien (WMF)
slien wikimedia.org
SLien_WMF
Lead Communications Specialist
Communications Specialist
Advocacy Communications Specialist
English
LPulecio-WMF

Foundation Communications

Director, Internal Communications
Internal Communications Lead

Marketing

Senior Insights Manager
Audience Engagement Growth Manager
Audience Engagement Content Strategist
English
Ed Erhart (WMF)
eerhart wikimedia.org
EdErhart-WMF
The ed17
Segun Oworu (he/him)
Audience Engagement Lifecycle Insights Analyst
Olga Spingou (she/her)
Marketing Manager

Movement Communications

Mayur Paul (he/him)
Director, Movement Communications
UTC+1 / UTC+0
English, Hindi, Italian, Panjabi, and Urdu
MPaul (WMF)
mpaul wikimedia.org
Giselle Bordoy (she/her)
Senior Global Movement Communications Specialist (Latin America)
UTC-3
English
GBordoy (WMF)
gbordoy-ctr wikimedia.org
Chris Koerner (he/him)
Movement Communications Specialist
English
CKoerner (WMF)
ckoerner wikimedia.org
CKoerner_WMF
Ckoerner
Senior Movement Communications Specialist
English, Portuguese, and Spanish
ELappen (WMF)
elappen wikimedia.org
elappen-WMF
Elena.laps
Lead Events Strategist
Dutch, English, French, Papiamento, Spanish, and Sranan Tongo
JLetang (WMF)
jletang wikimedia.org
JLetangWMF
Senior Manager, Global Movement Communications - Away on leave
English
BMbambo (WMF)
bmbambo wikimedia.org
Blkstar
Senior Manager
Senior Movement Communications Specialist
Toronto, Canada
UTC-5 / UTC-4
English, French, Persian, and Spanish
MPourzaki (WMF)
mpourzaki wikimedia.org
Rachit Sharma (he/him)
Senior Global Movement Communications Specialist
Elfego Solares (they/them)
Wikimania Project Manager
Senior Project Manager - Away on leave
English, French, Spanish, and Xhosa
KStineRowe (WMF)
kstinerowe wikimedia.org
Senior Global Movement Communications Specialist
Senior Strategist, Communications
United States
English
GVarnum-WMF
gvarnum wikimedia.org
IRCVarnent
Varnent
Varnent

Program Management

Carla Casilli (she/her)
Manager, Program Management
English
CCasilli (WMF)
ccasilli wikimedia.org
Euniat
Senior Project Manager
English
KForbes (WMF)
kforbes wikimedia.org
Senior Creative Project Manager
English, French, Japanese, and Russian
LTraer (WMF)
ltraer wikimedia.org
LTraer

See also