Public Policy and Communications Strategist
Will Jenkins has more than a decade of communications and public policy experience at the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services, Congress and international nonprofit organizations. Over the years, he has also worked with many filmmakers and media producers on stories that engage public policy issues. At the White House, he worked with film and TV producers to plan interviews and events with President Obama and senior officials for documentaries airing on PBS/Frontline, MTV, Showtime and other outlets. He was Policy Director for the Impact Film Festival at the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions and also developed the American Film Institute's first Political Bootcamp for Filmmakers. He is co-author of a report series on films and public policymaking published through American University in 2017.