Jeremy Leaming, Vice President of Communications, joined ACS in March 2008. He directs the organization’s communications efforts. Jeremy is editor of the ACSblog, and helps to shape the organization’s external messaging on an array of priorities through the blog, publications and media outreach.
Before joining ACS, Jeremy was the Communications Associate for Americans United for Separation of Church and State, where his duties included writing articles for the organization’s monthly magazine, Church & State, and posts for its blog, Wall of Separation. He spent five years writing about First Amendment issues for the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center. Jeremy moved to Washington, D.C. in June 2000 to work as a communications specialist for People For the American Way, where he helped coordinate media outreach, the groupu's quarterly newsletter and served an an editor for an edition of Hostile Climate, a book documenting discrimination against the LGBT communinity. His communications background also includes two years as an adjunct professor for Middle Tennessee State’s School of Journalism, and research for the late David Halberstam's The Children, about the Civil Rights Movement and those who led it.
Jeremy graduated cum laude from Marshall University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism in 1991 and from The University of Tulsa College of Law with a J.D. in 1994.