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Brian Stewart

Communications Director

Brian Stewart

As the Communications Director for Generation Progress, Brian oversees the editorial work, public relations and rapid response, and online strategy of the organization.

Previously, Brian was editor of The Daily Iowan, managing a daily print newspaper, nightly newscast, and website, which collectively reach more than 50,000 people daily. Brian is a graduate of the University of Iowa where he studied journalism, English, and American studies. While a student, Brian launched an on-campus contribution-based magazine, Off Deadline, and interned at the Student Press Law Center.

Brian has appeared in or been interviewed by the Associated Press, PoliticoThe Des Moines Register, Reuters, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Huffington Post,,, ESPN’s “College GameDay,” and several radio programs including Radio America, The Union Edge, and Ed Fallon’s The Fallon Forum.