Press Release

Public Knowledge Welcomes New Development Manager to Bolster Advocacy Efforts

July 31, 2017

Public Knowledge welcomes Katie Watson, Development Manager, to our team to support our telecommunications, copyright and internet policy advocacy efforts by leading fundraising initiatives and events.

Prior to joining Public Knowledge, Ms. Watson was a Google Public Policy Fellow at New America’s Open Technology Institute and a Policy and Program Manager at Next Century Cities, where she assisted both urban and rural mayors with local broadband, digital inclusion, and civic technology initiatives. She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, where she majored in both Foreign Affairs and Media Studies with a concentration in Media Policy and Ethics.

The following may be attributed to Katie Watson, Development Manager at Public Knowledge:

“I am thrilled to join Public Knowledge as the Development Manager. I look forward to supporting the organization’s existing focus issues, as well helping to expand its reach to include exciting new topic areas such as the internet-of-things, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity in the digital marketplace.”

You may view our staff page for more information on all new hires.