Beth oversees communications for the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), helping to spread the word about smart public policies that guide the creation of family-supporting factory jobs. Since joining AAM in 2014, she has led efforts to grow and strengthen AAM’s digital presence, managed advocacy campaigns designed to strengthen manufacturing, and helped elevate the conversation about manufacturing in the news media.
Prior to joining AAM, Beth was charged with content development, branding and promotion at the nonprofit organization Netcentric Campaigns. In this role, Beth worked on behalf of multiple clients, including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, American Heart Association and Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.
Beth began her career as a reporter, which included a nearly six year stint at the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call. She authored the popular gossip column “Heard on the Hill” and covered key players in the Capitol Hill community, such as the Architect of the Capitol and Capitol Police. Her work also has appeared in publications including the Orange County Register, Press-Enterprise, TakePart, MomsRising and Almanac of the Unelected.
A Golden State native, Beth holds bachelor’s degrees in political science and journalism from the University of Southern California. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband, two children, and a rescue dog. You can follow Beth on Twitter at @ebrotherton.