Morgan Finkelstein is the associate director for media relations at American Progress. She previously ran rapid response communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign in Pennsylvania and was a spokeswoman for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Prior to that, Finkelstein was press secretary for the Democratic Party of Virginia during the 2014 and 2015 election cycles and legislative sessions. Finkelstein also spent nearly two years on the road with former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden as a member of the White House’s advance team, coordinating press logistics and production elements all over the world.

Finkelstein has a bachelor’s degree in communication and public service and American history from the University of Pennsylvania and is originally from sunny Sarasota, Florida.