Rebecca Autrey is a communications manager in the Brennan Center’s Washington, DC, office. She develops media strategy for and promotes the work of the Brennan Center’s election security and justice programs, and its Washington, DC, office. Before joining the Brennan Center, she worked as a staff writer and social media assistant at the National Guard Association of the United States. Prior to that, she worked as a deputy press secretary for Sen. Bill Nelson (D–FL). She graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a degree in journalism and legal studies and is pursuing a master's degree in criminal justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.