David RingerDavid J. Ringer
Director, Media Relations
National Audubon Society
@SerendipityBird

David J. Ringer, Director of Media Relations, leads Audubon's media relations and social media efforts. He was previously Audubon's communications director for the Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi Flyway and was Audubon's front-line PR manager in Louisiana during the 2010 BP oil disaster. He also served as communications lead for the multi-organization Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign. Before joining Audubon, David did PR and a wide variety of other communications and media work for several NGOs that work on sociolinguistic issues around the world, an experience which took him to more than 25 countries on six continents. He has worked as a web developer and a biological field technician, and he authors articles on bird taxonomy and systematics and other natural history topics.