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Linda Roth

Chief Communications and Digital Marketing Officer

Communications & Events

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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 20,000 women in 184 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.