Press Room

The News & Media Services Office at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science disseminates VIMS news to the media and public via press releases, the VIMS website, social media, and other channels. The Office also supports public outreach programs and internal audiences with its Publications Center and Print Shop.


To request an interview, contact David Malmquist via [[vimspr,e-mail]] or at 804.684.7011.

Photo Requests

Want to use a VIMS image or video? Read our Permissions Policy. Selected images and footage are available via the VIMS Flickr page and YouTube channel.

Request to Film

Want to film on one of our campuses? Learn about our "Request to Film" process.

Media Relations Staff

Malmquist, David
Director of News & Media Services
Email: [[davem]]
Phone: (804) 684-7011
Office: Hoxton Hall 202
Unit: News & Media Services

Katella, Chris
Webmaster & Social Media Manager
Email: [[cmkatella]]
Phone: (804) 684-7062
Office: Hoxton 200
Unit: News & Media Services