Amy Menefee is Director of Communications for Americans for Prosperity. Before joining AFP, she directed communications for the Galen Institute. She was previously managing editor for the Media Research Center's Business & Media Institute. A journalist by training, she has been a frequent commentator on radio and television and written op-eds on economic issues.
Menefee's media appearances include Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, and the Christian Broadcasting Network's "Newswatch" program. She has done more than 200 radio interviews including the nationally syndicated "Michael Medved Show," "The Lynne Breidenbach Show," "Dateline Washington" and "The Martha Zoller Show." Her op-eds have been published in The Washington Times, Detroit Free Press, Human Events Online, Townhall.com and other outlets.
Her background includes covering federal, state and local government. She has reported for Congressional Quarterly's CQ Homeland Security, a daily Web-based publication, and The Macon (Ga.) Telegraph. She worked as a reporter and assistant editor in the state Capitol bureau of The Columbia Missourian.
She holds an M.A. in public policy journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism (Columbia, Mo.) and a B.A. in journalism/mass communication from Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. Menefee is originally from Macon, Ga., and resides in Alexandria, Va.
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