Louise Balsmeyer



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Louise Balsmeyer is the VP of Development and Operations at Freedom of the Press Foundation where she oversees the organization’s fundraising and organizational operations. She has a rich background in progressive activism and previously worked as the Deputy Director of Major Gifts and Events at People For the American Way in Washington, D.C. Louise also received a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the George Washington University in 2017. She resides in Brooklyn, New York.


Job Opening: Operations Assistant

Position: Operations Assistant (Full-time)Location: New York City/RemoteFreedom of the Press Foundation (FPF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting, defending and empowering public-interest journalism, is looking for a full-time …

Here’s how we impacted press freedom in 2020, a harrowing year for journalists

Freedom of the Press Foundation releases its 2020 Impact Report, outlining the work we’ve accomplished in the past year, an overview of our major projects and initiatives, and how we will be expanding on our work in 2021.

Freedom of the Press Foundation Releases its 2019 Impact Report

What we accomplished at Freedom of the Press Foundation in 2019, and how we plan on defending press freedom in 2020.