Evan Leatherwood is the president and co-founder of Hirsch Leatherwood, a strategic communications firm.
His writing has appeared in The Nation, The New York Daily News, USA Today, and The Catholic Herald, and online at Huffington Post Tech, Editor & Publisher, Variety, and The Columbia Journalism Review. He co-wrote the documentary The Media: Journalism in Crisis, which premiered on WNET, New York’s PBS station and America’s premier public media company.
At Fordham University, he served as a Slifka Fellow, Journalist-in-Residence, and Senior Associate Director for Communications at the Schwartz Center for Media, Public Policy, & Education. Before Fordham, he worked as a producer at WNET, New York Public Media, and in publishing at W. W. Norton & Company. He got his start in marketing and communications at GROUP SJR, where he was a managing editor and a managing director.
Evan grew up in California, Alabama, and New Mexico, and has a degree in English from Yale. For fun, he climbs rocks, reads science fiction and fantasy books, and studies medieval history. He lives in the Hudson Valley.
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