Mike Webb

Vice President/Communications

Mike Webb was the vice president/communications of ProPublica. He is a veteran communications specialist with experience in public relations, marketing, sales and campaign work at media companies, think tanks, political organizations and in the entertainment business.

Before joining ProPublica in 2008, Webb was the deputy director of communications and strategy at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law and prior to that, he served as publicity and syndication director for The Nation magazine. Throughout his career, Webb has worked with several elected officials and on various political campaigns, including Bill Bradley for President, Marty Markowitz for Brooklyn Borough President, and Ohio Attorney General Anthony J. Celebrezze Jr.

Webb has also had a variety of roles in the music business working with Jeff Buckley, Nas, Alice in Chains, Aerosmith, Soul Asylum, Barbra Streisand and other artists. He is a graduate of the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

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