Jonathan Battaglia initiated into the IAM’s Communications Department in March 2013. His primary responsibilities include media relations, the IAM’s award-winning email newsletter, social media management and campaign support.
He has been quoted in online and print publications including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Bloomberg. Battaglia’s writing has been featured in Roll Call, Truthout, the Palm Beach Post, the Hollywood Reporter, the Arizona Republic and more.
Battaglia has taught numerous communications trainings and classes at the IAM’s Winpisinger Center, ranging from newsletter development and messaging to social media and news writing. He also serves as an executive vice president of the International Labor Communications Association.
Battaglia holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina. He is a native of the Washington, DC area.