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.

  • Hillary Prim
    Director of Public Relations
    212-696-8220
    hap@akc.org
  • Jessica Rice D’Amato
    PR Manager
    212-696-8346
    jxr3@akc.org
  • Lisa Peterson
    Director of Communications
    212-696-8360
    lxp@akc.org
  • Stephanie Smith
    Club Communications Manager
    212-696-8228
    sxs2@akc.org