Forefront Communications

Strategic Communications

KATHY
EHRICH DOWD

Kathy is a veteran journalist who spent more than two decades covering many of the biggest news stories of our time. Most recently, she worked as a contributing news editor for TIME, overseeing obituary coverage and writing and editing stories related to the 2020 election, COVID-19 pandemic, racial justice movement, Donald Trump presidency and various books, culture and business-related topics. She previously contributed to PEOPLE Magazine for more than 15 years, most recently serving as digital politics and sports editor. Kathy was also a longtime breaking news reporter for the publication, interviewing many top newsmakers and celebrities. She began her career as a general assignment reporter for the Lynn Item and Patriot Ledger, both highly respected daily newspapers in the metro Boston area. 

 

Kathy joined Forefront Communications as a senior consultant in 2019 after cheering it on from the sidelines since its inception. She is proud to head up the firm’s nonprofit practice.

Kathy Ehrich Dowd

GET TO KNOW ME

MY WRITING / MY WORK

Favorite Hobbies?

Exploring a new place, checking out a cool art exhibit and (grudgingly) hiking with my husband, two kids and dog in the Catskills.

Why do I love NYC?
Because it’s never boring. Also, the people are kind, cool and weird in the best way.

THIS OR THAT

Call or Text?

 Text! Is this even a debate anymore?

Headphones or Speakers?

Headphones. There’s nothing better than hearing a great song, a great book or a great friend right in your ear.