Portrait of Anna Newby
Anna Newby

Anna Newby serves as NNSA’s Director of Communications, a position she has held since May 2023. In this role, she serves as a spokesperson for the agency and manages the PA team responsible for external communications to the media, general public, and other stakeholders. Ms. Newby promotes NNSA’s mission and responds to inquiries and interviews.

Ms. Newby previously served as Senior Director for Communications at a global strategic advisory firm and as Communications Director and Managing Editor of the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution. Earlier in her career, shewas an editor with the World Bank’s Poverty Global Practice, a Yahoo! Junior Fellow at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, and Editor-in-Chief of theGeorgetown Journal of International Affairs.

Ms. Newby earned her Masters of Science in foreign service from Georgetown University and her Bachelor of Arts from Brown University.