Daniel O. Ash
As Chicago Public Media’s Vice President of Strategic Communications, Daniel is responsible for corporate sponsorship, individual giving, marketing and partnership.
Daniel’s professional career has been focused on developing and using marketing and communication tools to advance social causes. He has worked exclusively in the non-profit sector on issues including low-income families, adolescent health, and HIV/AIDS.
Prior to joining the staff of Chicago Public Media in January 2005, Daniel worked as the Director of Communications for the Sergeant Shriver National Center on Poverty Law. He has also been the Director of Marketing for the Chicago Department of Public Health and the Director of Communications for the Center for Family Policy and Practice in Madison, Wisconsin.
Daniel has a M.P.P. from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Economics from Oberlin College. He also completed a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship at Princeton University.
Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, Daniel resides in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago with his wife Sarah Karp, and their three sons, DeVonte, Josiah, and Zion.