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Amelia Kennedy

Deputy Communications Director
Amelia Kennedy

As the deputy communications director for the Reporters Committee, Amelia helps shape and implement media relations and social media outreach efforts to raise awareness of the organization's mission and promote its work to a wider audience.

Amelia comes to the Reporters Committee from GMMB, a full-service communications firm. As a senior account executive with the firm's media relations and brand positioning practices, she worked with mission-driven nonprofits, foundations, and trade associations to help them sharpen their identity, craft compelling content, and reach their audiences through traditional and digital media. Prior to GMMB, Amelia worked for Capstrat, a strategic communications firm based in North Carolina, as well as interned for the former Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina and in the U.S. Senate.

Amelia graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor's degree in journalism, specializing in political communication, and a bachelor's degree in peace, war, and defense, focusing on national and international defense and security. While at UNC, Amelia worked as a staff reporter for the independent student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel.