Kenneth Worles, Jr. is the Newman Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and manages the Institute’s graphic design and social media. Prior to joining IPS, Kenneth was a freelance graphic designer, where he specialized in brand development and creative marketing for campaigns, non-profit organizations, legal firms, and government-based affairs. In his free time, he manages a urban daily roundup with the top stories of what’s happening around the world.

Before moving to DC, Kenneth was Digital Content Manager for regional newspaper Tri-State Defender newspaper when he managed the newspaper’s website, email, social media, and graphic design. He’s a graduate from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee with a B.S. in Mass Communications.


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