Vice President, Communications
Bill Swersey has been VP, Communications for HIAS since 2014, overseeing the agency’s external communications, website, storytelling, video production as well as digital fundraising and marketing.
Prior to joining HIAS, Bill worked for non-profits, Asia Society and New York Public Radio. Bill also had an earlier career as a journalist, covering news, entertainment, presidential campaigns, the Olympics and World Cup soccer among other events for The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated and others. He was based in Moscow, Russia from 1991-1996, documenting the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union.
Bill has a Masters in Digital Media from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunication Program and a BS in Journalism from Boston University’s College of Communication.