Marcus Benigno is director of communications and media advocacy at the ACLU of Southern California. Since joining the ACLU SoCal in May 2013, he has managed external touchpoints to the organization including digital media production, web, and social media, and now runs the communications and media advocacy department for the affiliate.
Previously, Marcus was a freelance correspondent in Nepal and Egypt. He has published and worked for domestic and international outlets including Nepali Times, Egypt Independent, Public Radio International's America Abroad Media and the United Nations Integrated Regional Information Networks (UN-IRIN).
Marcus earned his degree from McGill University in International Development Studies.