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Media Contacts

Community Relations Office - Tallahassee

Shannon Knowles, Director
850-518-4826

Office/Division Contact Phone
Habitat and Species Conservation

Ryan Sheets

727-282-7642
Hunting and Game Management

Lauren Claerbout

850-228-1353
Law Enforcement

Ashlee Sklute

850-617-9666
Marine Fisheries Management

Emily Abellera

850-404-6100
Freshwater Fisheries Management

Michelle Kerr

850-510-4776
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (St. Petersburg)

Kelly Richmond

727-224-6720

Regional Offices

Region Contact Phone
Northwest (Panama City)

Faith Flawn

850-767-3613
North Central (Lake City)

Ashley Williams

386-754-1294
Northeast (Ocala)

Kristen Turner

352-620-7335
Southwest (Lakeland)

Hailee Seely

863-227-3830
South (West Palm Beach)

Arielle Callender

561-882-5709

After Hours

Reporters needing to reach FWC media staff after normal business hours can call one of the following regional communications centers:

Region Phone
Northwest (Panama City) 850-245-7716
North Central (Lake City) 904-359-3883
Northeast (Ocala) 407-275-4150
Southwest (Lakeland) 813-558-5050
South (West Palm Beach) 561-357-4200
Miami 305-470-6863