Todd Thurman   -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Todd Thurman

Todd Thurman is the Email and Digital Media Manager for The Heritage Foundation’s Digital Media department.

Thurman serves as the editor of, handles all of Heritage's email newsletters, and is a contributor to The Daily Signal.

He has been quoted in publications such as Roll Call, National Journal, and the Wall Street Journal, and he has been pictured in the Washington Post Style section twice. He travels the country speaking about social media on behalf of Heritage and other organizations.

Prior to joining Heritage in 2008, Thurman worked as a Listings Editor for Yahoo! Search Marketing in Burbank, Calif. He was also an intern at Citizens United in Washington, D.C.

Thurman graduated from California State University – Northridge and received a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2004. He currently resides in Arlington, Va.