Liz Judge is a campaign manager at Earthjustice where she organizes activists, members of the general public and coalitions nationwide to work collectively to guarantee clean air and clean water for the people and wildlife on this planet. She also manages media outreach and relations for the campaigns to stop mountaintop removal mining, safeguard our nation’s forests and protect and promote clean water in the United States. Working with Earthjustice litigators and legislative advocates, she strives to advance the fight for a safer, healthier and more vital environment and bring the stories of our efforts to stop harmful pollution from the courtrooms and the halls of Congress to the court of public opinion.
Previous to her role at Earthjustice, Liz managed communications and policy dialogues for the Aspen Institute’s Energy and Environment Policy Program, managed the Aspen Institute’s environmental leadership fellowship program and was a member of the core team that produced the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Before stepping into the environmental world, Liz was a magazine editor and writer. She served as managing editor of the Aspen Institute and of its magazine, The Aspen Idea
. Previously, she was managing editor of the award-winning city and regional publication Aspen Magazine.
She graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She is a regular blogger for Unearthed
and has also written and fact-checked for New York Magazine
In her free time, Liz enjoys running, biking, swimming, training for and participating in triathlons, snowboarding, hiking and camping. A native of Cleveland, Liz is fond of all things Ohio and is a die-hard fan of rock and roll.