Audrey E. López is an award-winning, bilingual, strategic communicator, with years of experience in some of the nation’s most fast-paced press shops. She has extensive knowledge of day-to-day media relations, short-term and long-term communications planning, messaging and storytelling, and the execution of high-level media events.
Audrey most recently served as a communications strategist for the 2020 census where she engaged Hispanic media on behalf of the U.S. Census Bureau. She both developed and executed strategies to generate media interest around the 2020 Census and increase Hispanic participation in the census.
Prior to that, she served as the director of Hispanic media for Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and all 49 members of the Senate Democratic Caucus. In her role, she crafted bilingual communications strategy, advised congressional members on Latino priorities, and secured prime placement of stories across more than 31 media markets.
Audrey holds a master’s in Strategic Communication from American University. She is a recipient of the 2017 Public Communication Award for her thesis on Hillary Clinton’s messaging strategy to mobilize Latino voters. She also holds a bachelor’s in Criminology from the University of Tampa, with minors in both Law & Justice and Government & World Affairs.
Her work has been featured by CNN, CNN en Español, Univision, HuffPost,