Justin Broglio serves as the primary spokesperson for DRI. He is responsible for implementing the organization's external and internal communications and integrated marketing strategies. He serves as press officer for the Institute's 100+ Ph.D. research faculty, serving as a liaison with the public and promoting DRI research findings, funding, and scientific accomplishments to journalists and news organizations around the world. He also oversees DRI's websites, social media presence and external public relations.
Justin joined DRI in 2012 after a successful career marketing and promoting the Lake Tahoe region and serving the Reno/Lake Tahoe tourism industry. He is a science communicator, writer, and award-winning journalist with more than 10 years of experience in public relations and marketing. He is also the past President of the Sierra Avalanche Center. He studied Natural Resource Ecology/Conservation and Journalism at the University of Idaho.