David Masci

FLUENT principal David Masci has spent nearly 30 years researching and writing about public policy issues for magazines and newspapers, as well as at think tanks and other institutions. From 1990 until 2004, David worked as a journalist at Congressional Quarterly, writing for many of the company’s publications, including The Daily Monitor, CQ Weekly and, most recently, The CQ Researcher. David’s work has been published in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times and a host of other national and regional newspapers. For the past 13 years, David has worked as a senior editor and researcher at the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC, where he has researched and written about a variety of domestic policy issues. During his first decade at Pew, David ran the center’s religion and law program, organizing conferences and overseeing the program’s research and writing agenda. He also is a frequent public speaker and has been interviewed by virtually all major American media outlets, ranging from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal to ABC News and CNN. David has a B.A. in Medieval History, magna cum laude, from Syracuse University, and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School. Email David now.

In 2002, David was awarded the American Bar Association’s prestigious Silver Gavel award for excellence in legal journalism.

Writing samples are available upon request.