Doug Pennington

Director of Communications

Doug is Constitutional Accountability Center’s Director of Communications. From 2010-2016, he served as CAC’s Press Secretary.

Prior to joining CAC, Doug served as Assistant Director of Communications for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, as well as Media Relations Director for American Rights at Work. Doug’s writing has appeared in several outlets including the Cincinnati EnquirerNew York TimesWashington Post, POLITICO, and Slate.

Doug’s prior work includes having helped manage the gun violence prevention movement’s response to the massacre at Virginia Tech – which, at that time, had sustained the most fatalities by a single shooter in American history – as well as the media strategy around the landmark Second Amendment cases District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. City of Chicago.

Doug is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a degree in linguistics (high honors).

For all media inquiries, contact Doug Pennington at or at 202-296-6889 ext. 303.