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Chelsea Coatney

Digital Director

Chelsea Coatney

Chelsea Coatney is the Digital Director for Generation Progress. She was previously a communications associate at Generation Progress where she helped implement the digital and social media rollout and strategy of the It’s On Us campaign in partnership with the Obama White House. Prior to joining Generation Progress, Chelsea worked in public media at the “PBS NewsHour,” WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight,” and the University of Illinois’ WILL-TV.

Chelsea was born and raised in the Chicago area and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in English literature.