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External Relations Inquiries

The AARP External Relations team is ready to connect reporters with AARP experts and provide additional background information
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Non-emergency inquiries will be responded to during our normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
All media inquiries are returned within 24 hours.
Main phone line: 202-434-2560
Twitter: @aarpmedia

External Relations Staff

Laura Segal

Senior Vice President, External Relations |

  • Oversees Executive and Organization related media


Sarah Lovenheim

Vice President, External Relations |

  • Oversees policy communications, related to:
    • Health policy
    • Economic policy
    • Legislation, Regulation and Litigation
  • Directs rapid response
  • Connects AARP’s work to federal elections
Ilse Zuniga

Director |

  • Health Policy
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Caregiving
  • Brain Health
Madison Daniels

Senior Advisor | 

  • AARP Foundation and Litigation
  • Livable Communities
  • Health Policy
  • Caregiving
  • CEO External Relations Social Media coordinator
Emily Pickren

Senior Advisor | 

  • Work and Jobs
  • Retirement and Social Security
  • Food Security
  • Utility/Broadband
  • Brain Health
Gil Cabrera

Advisor |

  • Engagement with Hispanic and Latino media (English & Spanish-language)
  • Savings and Planning
  • Spanish-language voter engagement
Alex Guerin

Analyst | 

  • Savings and Planning
  • Housing and Livable Communities
  • Veteran and Military Families
  • AARP Veteran Report


Paola Groom

Senior Director, External Relations | 

  • Oversees Consumer and Entertainment related media
  • AARP The Magazine
  • Movies For Grownups
  • AARP Brand
  • Purpose Prize
  • AARP Studios
  • Chief Communications and Marketing Officer-related media
  • AARP Media Advertising Network
Vanessa Camozzi

Senior Advisor | 

  • AARP Newsletters
  • Innovation and AgeTech
  • Fraud Watch Network
  • Older Adults Technology Services from AARP (OATS)
  • Travel
Daniel Alarcón

Advisor | 

  • AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin
  • Caregiving
  • Travel
  • ODEI: LGBTQ media
  • Chief Communications and Marketing Officer-related media
  • AARP Benefits
Henry Kenney III

Analyst |

  • AARP Purpose Prize
  • Fraud Watch Network
  • Wish of a Lifetime from AARP
  • DEI Media Strategy: African American/Black; Asian American/Pacific Islander; American Indian/Alaska Native
  • AARP Gaming