Danielle Coffey is Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Counsel for the News Media Alliance, which represents 2,000 news media outlets worldwide. Danielle leads the organization’s advocacy and strategy towards a digital future for journalism, which includes building better partnerships with tech platforms and urging for a more favorable legislative and regulatory environment for the digital distribution of news content.
Before joining the News Media Alliance, Danielle was Vice President and General Counsel for the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) where she led advocacy efforts for member companies on issues that affected the internet ecosystem, broadband deployment, content regulation and international trade. She was responsible for informing and educating government representatives about member companies’ technologies and advocated for policies that facilitate innovation.
Danielle earned her JD from the Catholic University Law School, with a specialization in Communications Law. She was born and raised in California and obtained her undergraduate degree from San Diego State University. Danielle lives with her husband and two daughters in McLean, Virginia.
June 5, 2019: “Privacy is Next Innovation-Ethical Ad Systems Can Help Transform Local Media” (Local Media Consortium)
June 3, 2019: Section 230: The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet (The German Marshall Fund of the United States)
March 28, 2019: Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works (USPTO)
April 8, 2019: Section 512 Study Round Table (U.S. Copyright Office)