David L. Marcus

David L. Marcus

Director of Media Relations


David L. Marcus, Director of Media Relations at AJWS, leads the effort to share our story and our grantees’ stories with journalists, bloggers and others.

Dave covered education, the environment and human rights for the Boston Globe, Miami Herald, Newsday and U.S. News Magazine. Based in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil for the Dallas Morning News, he shared the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for exposing judges who condone violence against women.

Dave wrote a book about struggling teens, What It Takes to Pull Me Through, as well as a book about college admissions, Acceptance.

A graduate of Brown University and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard, Dave hasn’t yet realized his dream of being a stand-up comic.

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