Media contacts

If you are a journalist, please call the relevant member of the Media Team below. Our general email address is 

For emergency press enquiries out of hours, please call 0131 200 2000 and ask for the duty media officer.

Our office hours: Monday to Thursday 9am to 6pm; Friday 9am to 5pm

Who we are and who does what

Amanda Waugh, Media and Social Media Manager - 07795 828 795, – Council Leader, Policy and Sustainability

Sara McGuire, Media and Social Media Officer (Monday to Wednesday) - 07795 801272, - Planning, Environmental Health, Environment, Short Term Lets, Granton Waterfront Regeneration and Registration Services

Nathan Lockwood, Media and Social Media Officer - 07785 976519 - Transport, Elections and Ukraine

Katy Allison, Media and Social Media Officer (Wednesday to Friday) - 07517 497189, - Housing, Homelessness and Fair Work, Budget

Erin McBride, Media and Social Media Officer - 07711 001419, – Housing, Homelessness and Fair Work, Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal

Laura McLean, Media and Social Media Officer - 07795 808736, - Lord Provost, Culture and Communities (including Sport, Parks & Greenspace)

For enquiries relating to Education, Economy, Business and Tourism, Finance, Human Resources, Licensing and Property plus any general enquiries please e-mail 

For Health and Social Care please e-mail -