Linda Roth

Chief Communications and Digital Marketing Officer

Linda Roth is an award-winning journalist currently serving as Vital Voices’ Chief Communications and Digital Marketing Officer, where she oversees brand positioning, creative content  development, thought leadership, digital strategy and events. She serves as the “Chief Storyteller”, responsible for crafting compelling narratives about Vital Voices and the 18,000 women in 185 countries participating in its network.

She joined the mission driven organization after five years at the Woodrow  Wilson International Center for Scholars, a key non-partisan policy forum  for tackling global issues. The Center is ranked one of the top think tanks in the world by the University of Pennsylvania.

Previously, Roth was Wolf Blitzer’s trusted producer at CNN, responsible  for management of nearly every aspect of his editorial projects, trips and  newsmaker interviews. As one of the top producers on The Situation Room  and as the executive producer of CNN’s Sunday political talk show Late Edition, Roth covered every major domestic and international news story of  the last two decades. Her honors include Emmy, Peabody and Headliner awards.

A passionate advocate for press freedom and media development, she also  teaches best practices to nonprofit communicators and journalists around  the world. She is listed with the U.S. State Department’s Speaker’s Bureau  and a Fulbright Specialist in media literacy. She earned a Bachelor of  Science in broadcast journalism from Boston University.