Doug Levy

Senior Strategist

Doug is a Peabody Award-winning former journalist with decades of experience guiding academic, health care, business and government leaders through a wide range of communications challenges.

A lawyer by training, Doug led communications at the UCSF School of Medicine from 2004-2009 and Columbia University Medical Center from 2010-2015. Previously, he was with FleishmanHillard Public Relations, and prior to that was a reporter for USA Today and other media outlets.

Now in its second edition, Doug’s best-selling book, The Communications Golden Hour: The Essential Guide to Public Information When Every Minute Counts, captures what he learned through decades of experience managing industrial accidents, product liability, employee relations and emergency response. He frequently gives workshops and presentations drawn from his communications expertise.


University of Maryland, J.D. Law and Health Care

Northwestern University, M.S. Journalism