June 05, 2008

Flack Profile: Emily Lenzner, ABC News


Emily Lenzner is ABC News Executive Director, Communications. Emily has also spent time in the NPR communications division and also worked on This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

Hometown: Washington, DC (born and raised)

How long have you been in your current position? 3 years (with a year break)

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grow up? Actress and singer

What college did you go to and what was your major? Vassar College, English.

What was your very first job? My very first was scooping ice cream at the Sweet Shoppe on Nantucket when I was 14. First "real" post college job was working for the photo desk at the Washington Post. I was technically a photo lab tech and spent most of my time in the dark room (this was pre digital) -- I occasionally got out on assignment.

Where do you get your news from? ABC News and ABCNews.com of course as well as the New York Times, Wash Post, NPR, Roll Call, Newsweek, The Economist, Drudge and TV Newser.

IPhone or Blackberry? Blackberry, but I aspire to the iPhone.

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