Director of Media Relations at America's Voice, Writing on the Politics of Immigration
Marjorie Valbrun is Director of Media Relations and helps drive news coverage of efforts by America’s Voice to win comprehensive immigration reform. Before joining AV, she was a prize-winning journalist who wrote extensively about immigration, most recently as a contributing writer at TheRoot.com where she also wrote commentary about the intersection of race and politics. She has worked as a national correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, an editorial writer for The Baltimore Sun, a metro reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer and a general assignment reporter/occasional foreign correspondent for The Miami Herald, where she wrote widely about political developments in her native Haiti. She began her journalism career at the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel.
Marjorie’s articles have also appeared in The Washington Post, Newsweek, Newsday, Boston Magazine and other publications. She has done political commentary and analysis on National Public Radio, MSNBC, CBS-News, Fox News Channel, the British Broadcasting Corporation, Al Arabiya News Channel and Black Entertainment Television. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism and was also a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where she studied history and social policy.