Angelo Carusone

President
Media Matters for America

Angelo Carusone was named President of Media Matters in December 2016. Previously, he was the organization’s Executive Vice President. As EVP, Angelo exponentially expanded the organization's online footprint, and managed accountability initiatives. In 2016, he took a leave of absence to serve as the Deputy CEO for Finance & Administration of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. In 2009, as a law student, Angelo founded the StopBeck effort, which organized participants via social media to successfully convince sponsors to cease advertising on Beck's show. He joined Media Matters in late 2010 as Campaign Director. He later served as Director of Online Strategy & Campaigns. In his personal capacity, Carusone also launched the viral #DumpTrump campaign in 2012 that was responsible for convincing many of Donald Trump’s business partners to sever their relationships with Trump. He holds a B.A. in American Studies from Fordham University and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin.



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