Tony Mastria joined the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program as Digital Communications Associate in June 2016. As a member of the program’s communications team, Tony supports EOP’s online presence, including its website, emails, social media channels, and other digital assets.
A self-described policy wonk, Tony has had a wide range of communications experience in the social sector. Prior to joining the Institute, he developed and hosted a podcast about public policy in California, called the Politi-Cal Podcast. Before that, he served as Digital Media Associate at the Justice Policy Institute, a think tank committed to reducing the use of mass incarceration. He has also held departmental communications roles at each of his alma maters. Tony has a Master of Public Administration degree from the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration at the George Washington University and a Bachelor’s degree in political science from UCLA.