Margaret Given is a communications associate with the R Street Institute, managing TV and radio relations and serving as liaison to Capitol Hill press staff. Working with David Bahr, she builds and helps execute comprehensive media strategy for R Street policy initiatives.

Margaret joined R Street in January 2018 from MediaDC where she was the Capitol Hill liaison. In this role at MediaDC, she handled editorial coordination between congressional offices and the Washington Examiner and The Weekly Standard. Prior to this, she served as PR assistant for the two publications, working on media relations and analysis.

She studied at the University of Virginia where she received a bachelor’s degree in foreign affairs. She remains a fervent Cavaliers fan and tries to go back home to Charlottesville during the UVA basketball season. She currently lives in Washington D.C.


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