Peter Panepento

Peter Panepento is co-founder and philanthropic practice leader of Turn Two Communications, a full-service communications and PR agency that helps foundations, nonprofits, associations, and socially-minded businesses.

Peter began his career as a journalist, including more than a decade covering the nonprofit and foundation world at The Chronicle of Philanthropy, where he managed its online and social-media presence, developed cutting-edge research and data projects such as How America Gives, and launched its webinar series. Today, he helps organizations such as the Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative, New York Community Trust, One Warm Coat, Greater Washington Community Foundation, America’s Charities, and the Southeastern Council of Foundations get their stories told in the media and create compelling content. He is co-author of Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits: Creating an Effective PR Strategy for Today’s World. He writes and speaks regularly about public relations and communications and is a regular contributor to Nonprofit Marketing Guide. He also serves as chairman of the board at the Community Foundation of Howard County.