Ekstrom, Victoria

Victoria Ekstrom
Director, Communications & External Engagement, Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC)
Communications Manager, MIT Energy Initiative/Joint Program




Vicki Ekstrom High is the Communications Director for EPIC. Prior to coming to the University of Chicago, Vicki created and led the media and public relations efforts for the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) and the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. She was also a speechwriter for the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson, and a Press Secretary for the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship under the chairmanships of Senators Mary Landrieu and John Kerry. Vicki started her career in Washington D.C. as the national beat reporter for the Bangor Daily News.

Education + Credentials
B.A., Communications, Boston College, 2006
M.S., Journalism, Boston University, 2008