Joanna Piacenza is a Senior Business Reporter for Morning Consult, a media and technology company. Her writing and research interests lie at the intersection of business, politics, social issues, and data. Prior to Morning Consult, she served as an editor at Public Religion Research Institute for three years. Piacenza earned her M.A. in Religious Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she served as an Associate Researcher at the Center for Media, Religion and Culture.
Her work has been cited in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post, among others, and she has written for Vice News, Religion Dispatches, The Huffington Post, among others. She has spoken internationally and domestically on the topic of media, religion, and representation, including on International Society for Media, Religion and Culture and Religion Communicators Council conference panels.