Rebecca Nichloson is a Senior Digital Communications Manager helping to develop and manage Panorama’s digital channels and advancing issue advocacy and social impact through storytelling.
She is a digital communications strategist and interdisciplinary artist with a passion for social equity and civic-minded artistic practice that supports individual and collective healing for historically marginalized communities and their advocates. She has ten years of content development experience as a writer, editor and communications specialist and an extensive background in the nonprofit sector, the arts, and academia.
She has served as Director of Communications at the African American Leadership Forum in Minneapolis, is the founder of The Kaleidoscope Project (Minnesota), a series of local, national, and international solidarity-building workshops informed by human-centered design and artistic practice, and has worked in the civic tech sector, developing communications plans and content for initiatives centered on technology for public good.
Moreover, she has worked with The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia Journalism School, Miller Theatre, and Columbia University Community Impact. She is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the McKnight Fellowship Spoken Word (Honorable Mention), a Cedar Cultural Center Commission (2019), a Sesame Street Writers' Room Fellowship (2017), the Liberace Award, Matthew's Fellowship, and Howard Stein Fellowship.
Rebecca holds a Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting (Multiplatform Writing) from Columbia University, an M.A. in English Literature, and a B.A. in Liberal Arts/Business Administration. She also studied publishing at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.