Jeffrey Hiday

Jeffrey Hiday
Director, Office of Media Relations


B.A. in journalism, The University of North Carolina

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Jeffrey Hiday is director of the Office of Media Relations (OMR) at the RAND Corporation, where he works to ensure public awareness and understanding of RAND's work. He oversees strategic planning and daily relations with global media, hosts RAND podcasts, and provides media training and coaching. Hiday has directed OMR since 2008.

Before, he was director general in the Department for External Relations at the Asian Development Bank in Manila. Hiday also worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London as advisor to the president, speechwriter, and head of media relations.

Hiday was a journalist for many years, covering a host of financial and public policy issues at The Wall Street Journal in London, Dow Jones Newswires in New York and London, and the Providence Journal. While in London he was a weekly commentator on CBNC.