Jana Goldman


Plain language trainer

Press Here

Speaking At:
Science & Policy Communications Workshop
16 June 2014 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 150A
Topic: Workshop

Jana has been a daily newspaper reporter and editor, a deputy press secretary for a U.S. Senator, and the communications director for two Washington-area non-profit organizations. In March 2013, she retired from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), where she was the public affairs officer for NOAA’s research office for 14 years.

She launched Press Here (www.presshereJG.com) in 2013 specializing in science-related press events and plain language and media training. In May 2013 she was elected to the board of the Center for Plain Language, a non-profit that focuses on clear communication.

Jana lives in Silver Spring, Md., with her husband, anthropologist and author Michael French Smith, and their mixed Airedale, Zoe.