Mary Alice Crim

Field Director

Mary Alice directs Free Press’ field efforts and participates in ongoing campaign and policy initiatives through organizing and public education activities. She runs a variety of campaigns and manages the News Voices project, which connects community members and journalists to address the crisis in local news. She also develops and runs Free Press events like the National Conference for Media Reform and leads the organization’s member-engagement work. Mary Alice serves on the board of Northampton Community Television and earned bachelor's degrees in media studies and Spanish from Southern Connecticut State University. When she isn’t working she’s likely taking on one of her hobbies: softball, volleyball, playing with her dog, gardening and brewing.


Recent Press Statements

  • Activists RickRoll FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: Never Gonna Give Up on Net Neutrality

    April 20, 2017
    Activists “RickRolled” the Federal Communications Commission’s open meeting to protest Chairman Ajit Pai’s plans to undermine Net Neutrality.
  • Internet Rights and Consumer Advocacy Groups Call on Clinton and Trump to Reject Merger Mania

    November 2, 2016
    WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, 18 digital rights, social justice and consumer advocacy groups representing tens of millions of people sent a letter to Secretary Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump urging the presidential candidates to reject the proposed AT&T/Time Warner merger and oppose growing monopoly power in America.
  • More Than 300,000 and Counting

    February 18, 2016
    WASHINGTON — On Thursday, a coalition of media justice, Internet rights and public interest groups delivered more than 300,000 comments to the Federal Communications Commission in opposition to Charter Communications’ proposed $80 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

In the News

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good