Stacy A. Anderson is a communications manager at The Brookings Institution, the largest think tank and research center in Washington, D.C. She previously was a communications manager for Johns Hopkins University, where she secured placement of scholars as thought leaders in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, TIME, Fortune, Foreign Policy and Voice of America, among others.
Prior to media relations and communications strategy, Anderson worked for The Associated Press reporting on first lady Michelle Obama, entertainment, U.S. foreign and domestic policies, race, demographics, technology and travel. She was a contributor to AP Radio and the AP Politics social media team. Her writing has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times.
Anderson has interviewed a range of public figures including Maya Angelou, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy, Esperanza Spalding, Alicia Keys, Dr. Jill Biden, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin and White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett.