WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, Jessica J. González will assume the role of co-CEO of Free Press and Free Press Action. She will be joining Co-CEO Craig Aaron, who has served as the organizations’ leader since 2011.
For the past three years, Jessica has served as the organizations’ vice president of strategy and senior counsel. Before joining Free Press, Jessica was the executive vice president and general counsel at the National Hispanic Media Coalition. Her full bio is available here: https://www.freepress.net/about/staff/jessica-j-gonzalez
“I’m excited and humbled by this opportunity,” González said. “I believe the excellent relationship Craig and I share and our complementary skill sets will enable us to sustain the important work that Free Press is already doing, tackle some of our country’s most pressing challenges at this crucial moment in history, and build a vision for the future in which our communications systems serves the public interest and advances justice.”
“I strongly believe this is the right move — and the right time to make it,” Aaron said. “Jessica is an inspiring leader and a passionate advocate for media justice. She’s also a great colleague and friend. And she’s pushed Free Press in exciting new directions. I’m thrilled to work alongside her to lead the continuing transformation of this amazing organization.”
Read more about this leadership transition in these posts on the Free Press website: