Marguerite Bowling, a senior communications manager for The Heritage Foundation, works with news reporters, commentators, and other media representatives, connecting them with the think tank’s leading policy experts.
Bowling concentrates on media interest in health care, education, poverty and welfare, religious liberty, and other pressing social issues. As such, she focuses on messaging and media requests related to policy priorities of Heritage’s Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity.
She has written extensively for The Daily Signal, the think tank’s multimedia news organization.
Bowling—who joined Heritage in 2009—has a background in print journalism. As a business reporter for The Washington Times from 2002 to 2006, she regularly reported on small business, health care, and other consumer news.
She then worked as a writer and editor for two and half years at the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) in Fairfax, Virginia.
Bowling holds a master’s degree in communication from George Mason University. She received her bachelor’s degree in print journalism from the University of South Carolina.
A native of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, Bowling grew up as Marguerite Higgins in Ridgeville, not far from Charleston. She and her husband currently reside in Bowie, Maryland.