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Rob Piercy

Executive Director, Communications & Engagement


Rob Piercy joined the Allen Institute in June 2014. As Executive Director, Communications & Engagement, Rob leads all aspects of communications strategy, development and execution to advance the Institute’s mission. He also co-hosts the Allen Institute’s podcast Lab Notes. Previously, Rob spent nearly two decades as a television journalist, working as a news anchor and reporter at TV stations across the West. His work has been honored with a National Edward R. Murrow Award for Writing, a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism and numerous Emmy awards. A native of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, Rob received his B.A. in communications from the University of Washington.

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