Communications Department Staff


They are available to assist any working member of the news media. If you are not a journalist and are looking for assistance with AKC papers, registration, finding a breeder, DNA kits or any customer service related inquiries, please call our Customer Service center at: 919-233-9767. Our representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:15 am - 4:30 pm (EST).

The Communications contacts listed below can only assist members of the media.


Brandi Hunter, Vice President, Public Relations and Communications

212-696-8220 •


Jessica Rice D'Amato, Senior Public Relations Manager

212-696-8346 •


Samantha Seymour, Manager, Club Communications

212-696-8343 •