Michael Doerrer

Managing Director of Communications

Washington, DC

Michael Doerrer has served as Food & Water Watch’s Managing Director of Communications since 2019. In that role, he leads integrated, organization-wide marketing, digital fundraising, acquisition, and communications strategies to help win FWW’s critical campaigns. With more than two decades of strategic communications experience, he previously ran communications and engagement programs at both federal and local government organizations. For almost 25 years, he’s also taught communications at several major universities, including the University of Maryland, College Park and Johns Hopkins. In his spare time, Michael is an avid runner; he’s finished 15 marathons and counting. He lives in Frederick, Maryland with his husband and two children.