WASHINGTON (Sept. 7, 2016) – The R Street Institute has announced the addition of David Bahr as media relations manager.

Before joining R Street, David served as assistant literary editor at The Weekly Standard. His work has appeared in such outlets as National Review, CommentaryThe New CriterionStandpoint (UK), Hedgehog Review and the Washington Free Beacon.

“David will be a welcome addition to R Street’s communications team,” said R Street Institute President Eli Lehrer. “His strong writing and editing background, as well as his previously established connections, will allow him quickly to come alongside and promote R Street’s pragmatic free-market message.”

“I’m very pleased to have joined the R Street Institute’s media team,” said Bahr. “R Street’s sincere commitment to communicating ‘real solutions’—ideological considerations withstanding—to thorny policy problems, is unique in the Washington think-tank world, and a message I look forward to spreading.”

David has a bachelor’s  from the University of Maryland and a master’s in liberal arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland.

He lives with his wife and son in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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