Naomi Ward is a research communications assistant in the strategic initiatives research area at Child Trends. Naomi graduated from Utah State University, where she majored in Communication Studies and Print Journalism with a minor in English. Previously, she completed an internship with Kidsave, and worked as a digital communications associate with Working America. She also produced a science news program on Utah Public Radio called Undisciplined. Her areas of interest and expertise include organizational and interpersonal communication, content creation and editing, and social media strategy.