General Contact Information

  • Media Relations Phone: 410-955-6070
  • Media Relations Email: JHMedia@jhmi.edu
  • After Hours & Holidays: 410-955-6070.
    If you are a journalist working on a tight deadline or if this is an afterhours, urgent request, you can call this number and ask the operator to page the media relations representative on-call.

Journalists should always work with our team first to coordinate interviews. Each team member represents several departments or specialties of medicine and is available to respond to media inquiries or interview requests in a timely manner. If you are a journalist and unsure which specialty would be most appropriate for your request, please send an inquiry to JHMedia@jhmi.edu. Thank you.

To review our protocol on providing patient condition updates please reference this page.

Public Relations, Media Relations and Corporate Communications Team

Maura Kinney

Maura Kinney

office: 443-287-2243

Maura Kinney serves as a communication specialist on the Johns Hopkins Medicine public relations, media relations and corporate communications team. In this role, she develops written materials for various external brand channels, conducts media relations to advance awareness of Johns Hopkins’ achievements, and assists in planning and implementing media relations events.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Maura was a technical writer/editor for Ravenswood Solutions, where she translated complex engineering information into simplified language for product users. Before then, she served as a communication manager for Saab, leading the editorial process for all of the company’s North American digital communication efforts. Earlier in her career, Maura worked for Edelman and the National Cyber Security Alliance, gaining experience in strategic communication, content management, stakeholder engagement and media relations.

Maura holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Boston University.

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