Director of Communications
With more than 10 years experience in the field of public
relations and communications in both the public and private sector,
Carrie Brooks joins the Fenty Transition team after more than five years
on Capitol Hill.
Brooks worked for Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) as both her
communications director, managing overall communications strategy,
constituent outreach and national media efforts, but also as her
Washington director, overseeing everything from day-to-day operations to
Her private sector public relations career has included
working with FORTUNE500 technology companies and various consumer
clients. Brooks' work focused on strategic communications planning as
well as basic media relations.
She has worked for two California city governments,
including the cities of Lake Forest, in the city clerk's office and
Anaheim, in the public information office. Brooks also worked in the
public information office of the U.S. Institute of Peace, a federally
funded think tank focused on international conflict-resolution.
Brooks received her bachelor's degree in communications
with an emphasis in public relations from California State University,
Fullerton. Growing up in the District, she is also a proud graduate of
the DC Public School System.