Kevin Goldberg

First Amendment Specialist

Kevin Goldberg is the First Amendment specialist at the Freedom Forum, where he works to educate the public on the importance of the First Amendment and oversees the Freedom Forum’s network of experts. Prior to joining the Freedom Forum, he served as vice president, legal for the Digital Media Association (DiMA), which represents the world’s leading audio streaming companies. Before DiMA, Goldberg spent 25 years in private practice at two law firms where he focused on First Amendment, FOIA and intellectual property issues for clients including the News Leaders Association, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, World Press Freedom Committee and Global Investigative Journalism Network, providing legislative advocacy, litigation strategy as well as training on free speech, free press and open government issues. Goldberg also taught a class in journalism and First Amendment law for seven years at George Mason University and has spoken at events sponsored by the State Department and nonprofits in more than a dozen countries around the world.

Kevin Goldberg

Affiliations

  • Secretary, National Press Foundation Board of Directors & Executive Committee
  • Vice Chair, District of Columbia Public Access Television Board of Directors
  • Secretary, Tiffany Shackelford Foundation Board of Directors

Education

  • B.A., James Madison University
  • J.D., George Washington University

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