Vice President of Comunications & Marketing
Ken Weine was named Vice President of Communications & Marketing at The New York Public Library in 2013. He leads a department that is responsible for informing and educating the public about the Library’s programs, services, plans, and initiatives. Weine manages the development and execution of the Library’s communications and marketing strategies, and specifically directs the NYPL's media relations, social media, multimedia, and publications and graphics teams.
Before joining the New York Public Library, Weine was Vice President of Communications & Branding for Consumer Reports. He started at Consumer Reports in 2006 and was responsible designing and implementing communications strategy for the organization's magazines and Web sites, and for the advocacy campaigns of Consumers Union. He also led a branding initiative for the 77-year-old organization.
Prior to Consumer Reports, Weine was Communications Director at Newsweek, and before that a Staff Attorney and Communications Director at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School.
Weine received his BA from the University of Michigan and JD from Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law, where he was a Jacob Burns Scholar. He and his wife live in Brooklyn, New York, and have two children.