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Press releases

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Wikimedia Foundation appoints Chief Creative Officer and Vice President of Communications
4 April 2018 Heather Walls, the current leader of Wikimedia Foundation’s Communications department, and Kui Kinyanjui, an executive with over 18 years of experience in journalism and global communications, will be assuming permanent senior leadership roles as Chief Creative Officer and Vice President of Communications respectively
Statement from the Wikimedia Foundation regarding Facebook’s Wikipedia integration
3 April 2018 We are always happy to see people, companies, and organizations recognize Wikipedia’s value as a repository of free knowledge
Wikimedia Foundation appoints Tony Sebro as Deputy General Counsel
2 March 2018 Seasoned attorney joins the Wikimedia Foundation after six years serving as General Counsel at the Software Freedom Conservancy
Wikimedia Foundation statement regarding the nearly 9 months Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey
18 January 2018 For nearly 9 months, the world has missed the knowledge, voices, and perspectives of the people of Turkey on Wikipedia


Archived releases: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Contacts

Samantha Lien
Communications Manager

Please note: The following contact information is for media relations requests only. For all general, public inquiries or concerns, please use Wikimedia Foundation contact us page.

press@wikimedia.org
+1 415-839-6885

If leaving a message, please ensure you provide all necessary details, including an email address, to ensure a reply to your call.

We also have local Wikimedia affiliate contacts throughout the world. Find a Wikimedian in your area.

(We get a large number of calls; email is always a better first option. Please note: We do not wish to receive any press release, newsletter, or documentation about your organization. For editorial questions about Wikipedia or one of the other Wikimedia projects, please email info@wikimedia.org. For the English Wikipedia specifically, please email info-en@wikimedia.org or visit Wikipedia:Contact us.)

Regional Wikimedia affiliates

Wikimedia affiliates are independent organizations around the world founded to support and promote the Wikimedia projects. These organizations do not speak in an official capacity on behalf of the Foundation. If you'd like to speak to someone in an area or language that's not featured here, please email press@wikimedia.org for other contacts.