Michelle Furman joins 617MediaGroup with nearly 20 years of experience working as a communications director, graphic designer, and production manager for various unions and other progressive organizations. She brings extensive skills in the production of marketing collateral, social media campaigns, advertisements, and both print and digital publications.
Michelle’s career includes communications roles at the American Federation of Teachers, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and the Smithsonian’s Woodrow Wilson Center. She began her career at Dowden Health Media, where she provided art direction for a series of lifestyle magazines.
Michelle holds two Bachelor of Arts — one in Graphic Design and another in Political Science from West Virginia University and a Master of Professional Studies in Publishing from George Washington University. She is currently pursuing a Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Marketing at Georgetown University.