Kelly Macfarland, Media Outreach Assistant

Kelly Macfarland serves as a Media Outreach Assistant for the Franklin Center, where she identifies opportunities for media
partnerships and assists with pitching Watchdog articles to various news outlets.

Growing up in the Chicago suburbs, Kelly gained a passion for writing and politics by working on local Congressional and gubernatorial races. These professional experiences helped her realize that she wanted to further pursue her love of politics in Washington, DC.

Kelly graduated from American University, earning a B.A. with a degree in Political Science and a Marketing minor. During her time at American, Kelly honed her communication skills by participating in several competitive internship programs.  She currently resides in Arlington Virginia.