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Nancy McNally

East and Southern Africa - Regional Information Officer

Based in Nairobi, Kenya

Nancy is the Regional Information Officer for East and Southern Africa, covering CRS’ activities and the latest humanitarian developments in 20 countries. She is the main point of contact for media, actively connecting journalists with the most engaging stories about CRS’ work while also capturing that work herself in words and images. She is the regional advisor for all aspects of communication and speaks English, Italian and French.

Nancy previously lived and worked in Rome, most recently in Media Relations for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. She also worked for more than two years in the Public Affairs section of the US Embassy to the Holy See, where she managed external events planning in addition to her usual role interacting with the media. She also worked as the Media Officer for the global coordinating office of the Caritas confederation, in the Vatican, in the earlier part of her career. Nancy comes from a background in television as a financial news reporter for CNN (now called CNN Money) in New York.