The Brewers Association has staff experts that are available to the media to help with your story. Please check out the Brewers Association’s craft beer statistics area prior to setting up your media call.
Media that have not worked with BA staff before should contact Spencer Powlison. Media that have worked with Julia Herz or Paul Gatza may set a media appointment directly by emailing them. Please state your deadline and whether you would prefer an email reply or telephone appointment.
Julia Herz - Craft Beer Program Director
Julia is an award winning homebrewer, Certified CiceroneTM, BJCP beer judge and all around beer lover. Her focus at the association is on resources and education on craft beer, general statistics on the craft beer industry, beer styles and trends and beer and food pairing. You can also read the latest by checking out 'Craft Beer Muses' on CraftBeer.com, the Brewers Association consumer facing website.
Areas of expertise: Lifestyle, beer and food, the brewing process, craft brewers and sustainability, beer styles.
Email: julia (at brewersassociation.org) and follow her on Twitter: @HerzMuses
Paul Gatza - Director of the Brewers Association
Paul's responsibilities include serving as a spokesman with the media for the national perspective on craft brewing and the enjoyment of craft beer, maintaining industry statistics, and helping Brewers Association members get information for their businesses.
Areas of expertise: Beer industry stats, societal trends in relation to craft brewers, regulations and government affairs, brewing history.
Email: paul (at brewersassociation.org)