Allison Pennisi

Communications & New Media Expert in New York

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I am a communications and new media professional with a background in journalism (online and print), emergency management, and government.

My passion is helping others and finding new, innovative ways to effectively provide information to a broad range of audiences.

-DHS Virtual Social Media Working Group

-HootSuite Emergency management Monitoring & Spotting Trends with Social Media webinar:

-#SMEM: The Role of Social Media in Disasters/Emergency Management (with Chris Tarantino):

Media Appearances & Features:

-AM New York:

-Brooklyn Live:


-Meeting with Italy's Civil Protection (La Protezione Civile di Calderara):

  • Work
    • City of New York
  • Education
    • St. John's University