Nicky Lauricella CoolberthSenior Editor
Nicky develops the editorial content and collateral that supports NSC’s major campaigns, publications, and projects. She works to ensure clear and consistent messaging across various communication platforms in order to advance public policy and to make the organization’s policy and political agenda accessible to a range of audiences including the media, policymakers, partners, and the general public. She joined National Skills Coalition staff in 2015. She is based in Washington, D.C.
Nicky brings a thorough understanding of how thoughtful, systematic communication tactics can engage targeted audiences and move a cause forward. For ten years prior to joining NSC, Nicky led communications, advocacy, and member mobilization campaigns at the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union where she worked to give voice to some of the labor movement’s most innovative and progressive campaigns for economic and social justice.
Nicky earned a master’s degree in political management from the George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Smith College.