Daniel De Simone is the director of communications for the Center for American Women and Politics. In this role, he promotes the mission of the Center through media outreach, maintaining relationships with journalists, and liaising with members of the media seeking to cover CAWP’s work. He also coordinates with the various team members at CAWP to assist in building an overall communications strategy for the Center, as well as contributing writing and editing support for CAWP news, blogs, and other publications.
Prior to coming to CAWP, De Simone spent nine years as a reporter and researcher for The Asahi Shimbun, a leading Japanese daily newspaper, where he covered breaking news, politics, feature stories, and the Supreme Court.
De Simone earned an M.A. in East Asia Regional Studies from Columbia University and a B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston.