Sightline Author

Anna Fahey

Anna Fahey: Senior communications strategist, oversees opinion research and distills best practices in messaging. You'll find her writing posts on how to communicate about tricky issues like climate change and government. Prior to Sightline, Fahey received her MA in political communication from the University of Washington. Find her full bio here. Email: anna [at] sightline [dot] org.

Anna's Posts

What’s Your Climate Change Elevator Pitch?

Katharine Hayhoe, PhD, says: Start with values. Say what you care about.

It’s Accountability Time for Seattle Port Commissioners

Port of Seattle: Gateway to Arctic Drilling?

Latinos and Republicans Favor Climate Action?

Poll: Time for a reality check when it comes to the politics of US climate action.

Got Policy Solutions? Think: Brownies

A messaging recipe for policy wonks.

2014’s Five Fave Flashcards

The most popular Sightline messaging tips of the year.

Reporte Completo del IPCC en 19 Haikus Ilustrados

Una obra de arte que por un lado provee poderosos temas de conversación y por otro, ofrece una guía visual.

How (Not) To Talk About Politicians

Powerful reframes, giving frustration positive direciton, and using more produtive job descriptions.

The Hero’s Journey: Pro tips from Star Wars

How to win (or lose) the "Story Wars" (Part III).

Cap and Trade—In 3 Pictures

Three mental shortcuts for talking about smart climate and energy policy.

Empowerment Messages, Not Inadequacy

How to win (or lose) the 'Story Wars' (Part II).