William Gray oversees the strategic communications efforts of the organization and each policy department, and manages R Street’s growing public relations team.

Previously, William was communications director at Issue One, the leading crosspartisan political reform group in Washington. Prior to Issue One, he managed press and partnerships as the media relations specialist for the Center for Public Integrity, one of the oldest nonprofit investigative newsrooms in the country; and was a producer at C-SPAN, delivering public affairs programming to viewers around the world.

He is on the board of the D.C. chapter of the Awesome Foundation, a global community “advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time.”

William received his master of liberal arts in journalism from the Harvard University Extension School in Massachusetts and his B.A. in English from Centre College in Kentucky.