Kevin Fry has served as director of communications at Alliance for Justice since April 2010, where he is responsible for directing AFJ’s media relations and public outreach initiatives, communications planning, the production of video and multimedia projects, management of the AFJ website and social media tools, and the creation of a variety of written materials.
Prior to joining AFJ, has was president of Scenic America, the only national advocacy organization devoted to the conservation of our nation’s scenic resources and the reduction of visual blight.
Before that he served for three years as Director of Communications and External Relations at Reading Is Fundamental, where he restructured and revitalized the public outreach efforts of the largest children’s literacy organization in the country, spearheading the creation of an award-winning website and national awareness programs such as the National Reading Celebration and Community Reading Challenge.
From 1995 through 2002, Kevin provided communications consulting and writing services through Fry Communications. During this period he also served as executive producer and creative director for two award-winning television documentaries for PBS broadcast, called Back from the Brink: Saving America’s Cities by Design and Becoming Good Neighbors: Enriching America’s Communities by Design.
His interest in architecture, design, and community development was nurtured during 11 years at the American Institute of Architects and the American Architectural Foundation. At the AIA, he organized and led the Public Affairs and Communications Management departments. He was the creator of the Accent on Architecture program (whose first keynote speaker was the Prince of Wales) and launched a series of highly visible initiatives designed to reinvigorate the AIA’s public outreach efforts, including the organization’s first uses of video and television as awareness tools.
Kevin has a B.A. in Public Affairs and an M.A. in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University.