Jane Coaston

Former Press Secretary

Jane Coaston comes to EWG from a pediatric AIDS foundation, where she managed media relations and the organization’s blog and social media content. At EWG, Jane runs the organization’s main Twitter feed @ewg and links media outlets with the information they need to inform consumers about toxic chemicals and the environment.  Her past work has included stints at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Jane has a B.A in history and political science from the University of Michigan, having written an honors thesis on Nazi propaganda before and after the Battle of Stalingrad that may have been read only by her father.  In her spare time, Jane follows college sports with a troubling level of obsession.