Emily D’AlbertoManaging Director
Emily specializes in strategic media relations and crisis management, bringing her extensive experience in both media and politics to her work here at Mercury. Emily spent over a decade in television news covering some of the seminal stories of our time, including September 11th attacks, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2000 and 2008 presidential elections.
Anchor Producer for CNN’s morning program, American Morning
In the field for major stories including President Obama’s 2008 Inauguration and
the BP oil spill
Director of Surrogates and Television for Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign in 2008
Political Booker for CNN’s morning show overseeing 2004 presidential election guest coverage
Editorial Producer for CNN’s political debate program“Crossfire”
Booker in MSNBC’s Washington Bureau coordinating guest interviews, concentrating primarily on September 11th attacks and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Foreign Service (B.A.)
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Emily D’Alberto is a Managing Director at Mercury’s Westfield, New Jersey office. She specializes in strategic media relations and crisis management, working with clients ranging from the health care sector to education.
Emily has extensive experience on both sides of the wall between politics and media. She spent over a decade in television news covering some of the seminal stories of our time: September 11th, Hurricane Katrina and the 2000 and 2008 presidential elections. She booked and produced high-profile interviews with cabinet level officials, presidential candidates and sitting members of Congress.
Prior to joining Mercury, Emily was a producer for CNN’s morning program, American Morning, working directly with the show’s anchors producing interviews and content for the live broadcast. Emily was in the field for major news events like the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, the Tucson Shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the BP oil spill and the inauguration of President Barack Obama. She was part of the coverage teams that earned CNN a George Foster Peabody award for its BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina coverage.
Leading up to the 2008 elections, Emily worked for Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign, managing the television and surrogate operation. Emily prepared the campaign’s key representatives to speak on behalf of the campaign to the news media. She worked with the rapid response, policy and political teams to help manage and communicate the campaign’s message. Emily began her career in television news at MSNBC covering the 2000 presidential election and Florida recount. She worked in MSNBC’s Washington Bureau coordinating guest interviews, focusing primarily on the September 11th attacks and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She joined CNN in 2002 as a guest producer for the political debate program Crossfire.
Emily has a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Emily resides in Wayne, New Jersey with her husband and two children.