Emily Guidry Schatzel

Senior Communications Manager, Mississippi River Delta Restoration, National Wildlife Federation

A native of Houma in coastal Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, Emily Guidry Schatzel works with the National Wildlife Federation’s Louisiana and Gulf teams to increase awareness about the delta’s rapidly disappearing wetlands through strategic communications, including media engagement, public relations and social media. She holds a J.D. and a Master’s in Communications from Loyola University New Orleans, and dual Bachelor’s degrees in English and Mass Communication from Nicholls State University. Prior to joining the National Wildlife Federation team in 2009, Emily was the media director for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a national legal and public advocacy nonprofit, and also worked as a communications consultant for the mutual fund giant Vanguard.

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