Strategic Media Relations and Crisis Communication Team

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    Caren Rodriguez

    Caren Rodriguez
    Director, Strategic Media Relations and Crisis Communications

    Caren Rodriguez joined Dallas ISD in April 2022. With more than eight years of experience in school public relations, Caren helps lead the English- and Spanish-language media relations team and the district's crisis communications efforts. As one of the district's media representatives, she works closely with local reporters to maintain and strengthen relationships with our media partners. A native of the Dallas area, she is proud to help manage the district's communication efforts and showcase Dallas ISD's successes, efforts, and endeavors.

    Phone: (945) 230-0246
    Email: carerodriguez@dallasisd.org


    Nina Lakhiani

    Nina Lakhiani
    Coordinator, Strategic Media Relations

    Nina Lakhiani joined Dallas ISD in February 2019. She primarily assists the department as a media relations representative to field various inquries and produces content for the district's platforms. With a passion and love of writing she prides herself with telling our story. She's also no stranger to sniffing out a good news story. Nina, is the go-to source for helping get your story told with local and national organizations. She brings her knowledge and personal experiences of growing up in Laredo, TX, where she spoke English and Spanish at home, to help serve the students, staff, and families in Dallas ISD.

    Phone: (972) 925-3941
    Email: nlakhiani@dallasisd.org


    Sebastian Saucedo

    Sebastian Saucedo
    Coordinator, Strategic Media Relations

    Sebastian Saucedo joined Dallas ISD in September 2019. He is the district’s go-to representative for Spanish-language media, while occasionally serving as the Spanish spokesperson for the district. Originally from Mexico City, Sebastian brings a bicultural lens to highlight LatinX voices, culture, and stories in Dallas ISD that resonate with the interests of the Hispanic community. Sebastian received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism at Tec de Monterrey and completed his master’s degree at Newcastle University.

    Phone: (972) 925-3947
    Email: ssaucedo@dallasisd.org


    A’Nease Linnear

    A’Nease Linnear
    Coordinator, Strategic Media Relations

    A’Nease Linnear joined Dallas ISD in August 2022. She joins the team as a media relations coordinator to aid in various news and media inquiries. She prides herself in being the voice of the voiceless with her storytelling capabilities. A’Nease is no stranger to athletics and serves as your go-to source for the sports and English market. Growing up in small town Louisiana, and later graduating as a student-athlete from the University of Houston, she brings along a strong set of interpersonal skills to help better serve the Dallas ISD community.

    Phone: (469) 594-8784
    Email: alinnear@dallasisd.org


    Robyn Harris

    Robyn Harris
    Deputy Chief, Communication Services

    Phone: (214) 202-6806
    Email: robharris@dallasisd.org