Stuart Schear is the Vice President for Communications at AJWS. He is responsible for telling the story of AJWS’s work in the developing world and the United States through all media.
Prior to joining AJWS in 2012, Stuart served as vice president for communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and he played leadership roles in communications for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Atlantic Philanthropies. Earlier in his career, Stuart was a reporter for the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour and managed the TV interview operation for the Clinton White House.
Among many honors, Stuart was named PR News’s Non-Profit PR Professional of the Year, a health policy media fellow of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and a grand winner of the David Ogilvy Award of the Advertising Research Foundation.
Stuart earned a B.A. from Oberlin College and an M.A. from the Graduate School of Journalism of Columbia University.