Alumni Profile: Leanne Politi ’09
Leanne Politi ’09 wrapped up her collegiate studies and propelled her career forward with an internship abroad for CBS News London, during the spring of 2009. Upon graduation, Politi went onto work with Spectrum News in Syracuse and Albany. She first produced morning news in Syracuse before working as a senior producer of Capital Tonight in Albany.
“Having the opportunity to intern with a national news outlet only strengthened my desire to work in news. I ended up working for a local television news station for almost 10 years before leaving for PR.”
Politi currently works for Hinman Straub, a law firm in New York State that lobbies on behalf of various clients including health insurance providers. She is responsible for the communications regarding NYS Conference of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, and the Realities of Single Payer coalition.