Media Contacts

  
     
Contact Better Business Bureau for radio, television and print media interviews

BBB's Public Relations Managers can assist reporters and media members in:

  • Addressing questions on BBB releases and current marketplace issues.
  • Locating helpful consumer tips on avoiding fraud and making smart purchasing decisions.
  • Finding BBB Business Reviews on local and national companies. Reviews include: Company contact information, personnel, business history, complaint activity and industry details.
  • Researching fraudulent companies and scams operating locally and nationally.
  • Connecting with scam victims and consumers who have filed BBB complaints.
  • Acquiring a list of companies—BBB Accredited and non-accredited—by industry category.
  • Examining inquiries and complaints by industry. BBB's "Top 20" most-complained-about and most-inquired-about industry statistics are released quarterly and yearly.
  • Getting contact information for local and national regulatory and government agencies.

Members of the media are encouraged to use the current, approved version of BBB's Seal. For a high-resolution file, please contact pr@thebbb.org.

Local BBB media contacts:

David Quinlan, Vice President of Marketing
Phone: 206-676-4119
Cell: 206-436-5419
Email: david.quinlan@thebbb.org
Twitter: @DQuinlanBBB and @BBBPNW

Michelle Tabler, Alaska Regional Manager
Phone: 907-644-5208
Cell: 907-562-4061
Email: michelle.tabler@thebbb.org
Twitter: @BBBAlaska

Sophie Dichter, Oregon Public Relations Manager
Phone: 503-212-3002
Cell: 888-511-5311
Email: sophiedichter@thebbb.org
Twitter: @SophieSDichter and @BBBOregon

Journalists for national media outlets are asked to contact:

Katherine Hutt
Phone: 703-247-9345
Email: khutt@council.bbb.org

Jasmine Turner
Phone: 703-247-9376
Email: jturner@council.bbb.org

ABOUT BBB: For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington, founded in 1918 and serving more than 9 million consumers, is one of 113 local, independent BBBs in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In 2014, people turned to BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington more than 5 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 264,000 local businesses and for Charity Reports on more than 1,200 local charities, all available for free at akorww.bbb.org.