Director of Communications

Email: hgreenfield@ccianet.org

Heather Greenfield handles media relations for the Computer and Communications Industry Association’s Washington DC and Brussels offices. She came from the National Journal’s Technology Daily where sheGreenfield-H wrote about tech industry lobbying, the political activities of bloggers and how candidates were using new media to get elected along with technology policy issues on Capitol Hill. She was a reporter for Associated Press in Washington DC for 12 years working for newspaper, radio and TV affiliates. During this time she also wrote a column for TechWeek magazine, trained broadcast reporters in Ethiopia on U.S. investigative reporting techniques, and spent several months in Germany writing for die Tageszeitung in East Berlin as part of a journalist exchange program. Greenfield used to be a television reporter and anchor and came to Washington as part of the APA’s Joan Shorenstein Barone Congressional Fellowship program in which she worked as a press assistant for the Senate Finance Committee under Chairman Lloyd Bentsen of Texas.

Awards include a Japan Foreign Press Fellowship, Arthur Burns Fellowship, Gannett Fellowship, a best local reporting award in 2002 from the Society of Professional Journalists and an Emmy for co-producing a documentary on hurricane impacts for WCIV-TV.

She has a master’s degree in news media studies from American University, a graduate certificate in Asian studies from the University of Hawaii and an honors degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin.

For press inquiries, please call 202-256-5610 or email hgreenfield@ccianet.org

 

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