For the Media

Working Collaboratively with the Media

The American Red Cross has national and local media professionals available 24-7 to answer questions and supply media-ready materials from our photo and video libraries. Please direct your questions to the appropriate contacts below:

Questions from the Montana Media

If you are a member of the Montana media, please contact:

Matt Ochsner
Communications Director
Phone: 406-552-2955

For media inquiries concerning blood donation and blood drives, please contact:

Natividad Lewis
External Communications Manager, Biomedical Field Marketing and Communications
Phone: 971-601-0351

Questions from the National & International Media

If you are a member of the national or international media, please contact our media relations team in Washington DC at (202) 303-4488. They can connect you with expert spokespersons on each of the following topics:
  • general Red Cross issues and questions
  • domestic disaster response and relief
  • health & safety services
  • military services
  • international services

Questions about Blood & Biomedical Services

For questions regarding our Blood & Biomedical Services, please go to or call the national number at (202) 303-5551.