Simone A. McPhail

Associate Producer

Simone is an associate producer at New America, where she supports the external relations, editorial and event teams. She aids in producing audio and video content for New America, and also provides multimedia support for live events, webcasts, podcasts and broadcast communications.

Prior to joining New America, Simone was a videographer at the Old Dominion University Monarch Media Streaming Service. There, she not only captured game film and post-game interviews, but also worked on countless highlight reels, game and season advertisements, special packages and more. Through many internships and volunteer experiences, Simone has cultivated many skills as well as a great passion for creating and developing multimedia excellence.

Simone graduated from Old Dominion University, with a B.A. in Communications, a film emphasis, and a marketing minor. She graduated with honors and is a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association’s official honor society.

All Work

On Black Male Vulnerability

Black men, usually seen as capable of being only one particular way, are complex and multidimensional—just like you.