Mary received her B.A. in Communication and Media Studies from Fordham University. She is a former producer at WNBC-TV where she worked on such shows as Weekend Today in New York, News4You, and TrendBreakers. Mary’s contributions to WNBC earned her three New York Emmy Award nominations. She currently oversees the Marist Poll’s multimedia platforms, including the Poll’s press outreach, broadcast operations, video production, website, and social media endeavors. As media director, Mary also serves as Executive Producer of the Poll’s podcast, Poll Hub, and oversees the Newsfeed program, a team of Marist College student workers who assist with the Poll’s media projects. In addition to Mary’s work in the media unit, Mary directs the Poll’s College to Career internship program and serves as program director for the Poll’s Summer Pre-College course. Mary co-teaches multiple courses with MIPO’s director, Dr. Lee M. Miringoff, including Political Communication and Politics, Public Opinion and Politics, and special topics courses yearly.