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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