Media Relations Director
Areas of expertise
Public Relations • Strategic Communications
Phoebe Silag joined EPI in May 2010. As Media Relations Director, she develops and implements media strategies for print, broadcast, and electronic media and works closely with reporters, editors, and producers. Silag spent two years on Capitol Hill as Communications Director for Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson of Dallas, Texas. Prior to that, she worked on campaigns in Iowa for several years, serving as Iowa Deputy Communications Director for Governor Bill Richardson’s presidential campaign, as Deputy Press Secretary for Chet Culver’s successful bid for governor, and as a field staffer for America Coming Together. She has also worked at Habitat for Humanity’s Iowa state office.
J.D., University of Iowa
B.A., Political Science, Grinnell College