Ali Webb

Member Since:
Jul 2015

Ali Webb’s first job out of college was as a reporter a small newspaper in Texas. Her second job, however, was press secretary to the Mayor of Los Angeles, Tom Bradley for seven years. She was the first female and youngest woman to ever hold that position. Webb has been the press secretary in several political campaigns, state and, her career has spanned positions as the political director for the League of Conversation Voters, the head of communications for the United States Department of Agriculture (appointed by President Clinton) and The Nature Conservancy. She retired after 19 years at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, one the largest U.S. charitable foundations. In her spare time, she loves to travel wherever she can, especially with her husband and daughter. She has written a Sunday travel column, The Indulgent Traveler, for a daily newspaper, The Battle Creek Enquirer, part of the Gannett chain. She writes for the TravelBelles and LuxuryUS websites. She is published in the Encyclopedia of Public Relations (2004). She received her BA in Journalism at Stanford University and her MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. In 2005, she earned her PhD in Mass Media from Michigan State University. 

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Leaf Peeping In Harbor Springs

Sunday column in the Battle Creek Enquirer, MI. Travel to Northern Michigan for a great weekend of eating and leaf peeping.