​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Media Contacts

Thanks for your interest in the Indianapolis Zoo! Please send general inquiries to We have multiple resources available for working members of the media, including complete media kits, high-resolution digital photos and video, interview and photo opportunities, and complimentary media tickets. If you would like additional information, please contact a member of the Public Relations Department:

​Judy Palermo

Carla Knapp

​Melanie Laurendine

​Public Relations Senior Manager

​Public Relations Specialist

​Conservation PR Specialist




Media Kits

Indianapolis Zoo

Indianapolis Zoo Advancing Animal Conservation Locally, Globally
Indianapolis Zoo Supports Worldwide Conservation Initiatives
Indianapolis Zoo Fact Sheet
Indianapolis Zoo Offering Guests New Ways to Save
​• Multimedia Folder​

Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center

It's Time! Meet the Orangutans at the Indianapolis Zoo
Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center — An Epic Exhibit
Conservation is Key for Endangered Orangutans, the 'People of the Forest'
Green Roof Sets New Standards for Conscious Ecological Design
Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center Fact Sheet
Expert Quotes
Dr. Robert Shumaker Bio
• Dr. Christopher Martin Bio Multimedia Folder


2017 News Releases

• March 31 — Eliminate Old Electronics at Power Recycling Weekend
• March 9 —​ Butterfly Kaleidoscope Returns to Indianapolis Zoo​ 
• Jan. 30 — Zoobilation Tickets On Sale Starting Feb. 1​​

​​News Release Archives​