Kevin Eckstrom joined Washington National Cathedral in 2015 as Chief Communications Officer. His principal portfolio includes all internal and external Cathedral communications, including the award-winning Cathedral Age magazine, marketing and advertising, video, photography and media relations. As a member of the Cathedral senior staff, he works with the Dean and Chief Operating Officer to develop programs to build audiences and awareness for the Cathedral.
Eckstrom comes to the Cathedral after 15 years at Religion News Service. During his nine years as editor-in-chief, RNS was named Best News Service by the Associated Church Press six times. He holds degrees from The George Washington University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
He lives in Washington, DC, with his husband and twin sons, and attends All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, Md.