Director of Communications, National Criminal Justice Association
Bethany Broida is the director of Communications for the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA). In this position she develops and implements communications strategy for the association. She serves as editor-in-chief for the association’s newsletters and develops content for the association website. She also oversees the planning for NCJA’s annual conference, runs the Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Awards, and supervises NCJA’s internship program for college students. Prior to joining the NCJA, Bethany was a reporter at the Legal Times in Washington, DC. She has also written about criminal justice and education issues for a variety of other publications including the Baltimore Sun, the Maryland Daily Record, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Capital News Service. She also served as a writer/editor and communications manager for the National School Supply and Equipment Association. Bethany received her Bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from Boston University and her master’s in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.
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