Richard Jefferson

Alliance Defense Fund

Biography

Rich Jefferson has been a reporter, columnist, page designer, photographer, freelance writer, webmaster, and video producer. He has also been the editor of the second front page of a weekly newspaper, magazine editor for a monthly wildlife magazine, magazine circulation director, journalism instructor and media relations practitioner. He has worked in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Jefferson is currently the Senior Director of National Media Relations for the Alliance Defense Fund based in Scottsdale, AZ. The Alliance Defense Fund is a unique servant organization that specializes in training, funding and supporting attorneys to advocate for religious liberty, the traditional family, and the sanctity of human life. Jefferson has joint master of arts degrees from Regent University in Communication and Public Policy. He earned an undergraduate degree in English Literature from Nyack College. Before moving on to Regent, he took classes in film and theater at Columbia University in New York City. He also interned at the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C.