NPF: Sonni Efron

Sonni Efron

President and COO

Sonni Efron joined the National Press Foundation in Jan. 2020 as President and COO.

Efron began her career at The Associated Press in Boston, followed by 20 years at the Los Angeles Times. She was a political campaign reporter, foreign correspondent in Moscow, Tokyo bureau chief, State Department correspondent in Washington, assistant op-ed editor, and editorial writer on national security. She was also a speechwriter and senior policy advisor at the State Department, where she launched the “Free The Press Campaign,” and writer in residence at the RAND Corporation, where she wrote about the declining role of facts and evidence in public discourse.

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NPF Staff

NPF: Sonni Efron

Sonni Efron

President and COO

NPF: Chris Adams

Chris Adams

Director of Training and Content

NPF: Jenny Ash-Maher

Jenny Ash-Maher

Director of Operations

NPF: Alyssa Black

Alyssa Black

Program Manager

NPF: Tyler Mertins

Tyler Mertins

Digital Media Manager

NPF: Chikezie Omeje

Chikezie Omeje

Digital Curriculum and Research Fellow