Madeline Daniels (Former Staff) Senior Director, Digital Communications
Madeline Daniels is Senior Director of Digital Communications at First Focus Campaign for Children. She also follows policy issues related to child safety.
Prior to joining First Focus, Madeline worked as a Staff Assistant at the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Working alongside leaders in children’s health, children’s nutrition, and education, Madeline supported staff with a broad portfolio of oversight and disability policy issues. She was especially active in the Committee’s oversight of for-profit education companies.
Before moving to Washington, DC to work on Capitol Hill, Madeline worked as a reporter in the Twin Cities. She followed local government and politics as an intern for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, and art and culture as a public radio reporter. Madeline's coverage included the 2010 general election and subsequent Minnesota gubernatorial recount. She also blogged for the Twin Cities Business Magazine in a project exploring the relationship between health care and business communities.
Madeline volunteers in the District and across the country building websites and coordinating media relations for small non-profits with limited capacity. She also volunteers her time at So Others Might Eat and Food & Friends.
Madeline graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication with a degree in journalism/strategic communications.