Annette Kondo

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Annette Kondo develops the communications and media strategies and programs as Communications Director for the California region. Based in the Los Angeles office, Annette joined The Wilderness Society in 2009.

Prior to working for The Wilderness Society, she was the communications manager for the Coalition for Clean Air, a California non-profit. Annette also worked for two decades as a reporter and editor at newspapers in several states, including the Lexington Herald-Leader, the Daily News of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Times.

Annette has a BA from Occidental College and a MS from the Columbia University School of Journalism.

She was an International Fellow at Columbia, and a Frank Reynolds Memorial Fellow at ABC News in Washington, D.C. Her first NGO job was at a refugee camp in Thailand.