Sean Harder is a Communications Officer at the Foundation supporting our work on climate change, journalism and media, nuclear security, arts and culture in Chicago, conservation and sustainable development, and housing.
Prior to joining the Foundation he served as the Media Program Officer at the Stanley Foundation, where he designed journalism programs to support the foundation’s policy work and engage journalists on preventing nuclear terrorism, genocide prevention, and global governance. He organized international journalism trainings and conferences, and supported several international reporting projects and study trips on under-reported subjects. He developed and carried out new social media strategies, production of original videos, and conducted media outreach at several G-8, G-20, and nuclear security summits. Earlier in his career, Sean worked as a print journalist, most recently as the military reporter for the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News. He served as special projects reporter at the Battle Creek (Mich.) Enquirer, with an emphasis on data reporting and public interest investigations. He holds a degree in journalism from Western Michigan University.