Eleanor Donohue has a background in public relations and nonprofit communications. At WEST, she draws on her skills in content writing, research, and media outreach to support clients in realizing their communications goals.
Prior to joining WEST, Eleanor supported the strategic communications team at Narrative Strategies DC. She assisted in drafting social content, developing written materials to be published in state newspapers, and conducting industry research on behalf of clients. Currently, Eleanor volunteers as the Communications Chair for the National Capital Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN). Eleanor manages the Affiliate’s internal communications and social media accounts, pitches story opportunities to generate local or national media coverage and builds relationships with District media outlets.
Eleanor is a graduate of Villanova University, where she studied Communications with a specialization in Public Relations and Advertising. Within her department, she conducted research and developed in-depth analyses of topics like disability and agency, gendered violence in film, America’s collective memory of Black Americans, and sustainable travel in the COVID-19 pandemic. At Villanova, she served as president of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity’s Epsilon Tau chapter, president of community service organization STRIVE and coxswain on the Villanova Men’s Club Rowing team.