Stacie Paxton Cobos
Stacie Paxton Cobos is senior vice president for communications and marketing at The Climate Reality Project, a leading nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore to address the climate crisis. Paxton Cobos oversees all communications, creative content, marketing, and online fundraising for the organization, and leads Climate Reality’s signature event, 24 Hours of Reality, an Emmy-nominated 24-hour live global broadcast featuring celebrities, musicians, elected officials, and thought leaders reaching over a half a billion households on television and 32 million views online. Prior to joining Climate Reality, she was senior vice president at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, an international public relations firm, where she managed multifaceted communications campaigns, including earned and social media, content creation, and advertising for nonprofits, corporations, and trade associations. A veteran campaign strategist and spokeswoman, Paxton Cobos served as national press secretary at the Democratic National Committee from 2006 to 2009. She managed communications on three presidential campaigns and spent six years on Capitol Hill as a spokeswoman and senior advisor to members of Congress. Her experience also includes several years at CNN, where she oversaw publicity for the network’s anchors and programming.