Elizabeth Austin


Elizabeth Austin is a seasoned communications consultant who provides strategic insights and develops media strategies for a wide range of non-profit, academic, and corporate clients.

She began her career as a journalist, writing for Time, People, Newsweek, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, and many more national and international publications. She then became a speechwriter and communications executive, working for two governors, the chairman/CEO of a major international corporation and the director of Argonne National Laboratory.

Elizabeth holds bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Journalism from the University of Illinois and a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, with Certificates in Political Campaigns and Municipal Finance.