Nehemiah Bester is a Black man with short hair and a beard, and is wearing a light sport jacket, light collared shirt, and burguny tie.

Title/Position

Communications Coordinator

Department

Communications

Pronouns

he/him/his

Nehemiah Bester is the Communications Coordinator for the ACLU of Maryland. Nehemiah produces written content for ACLU which includes blogs, press releases, Op-Eds, and other written materials. He was raised in Richmond, Virginia and received his bachelor’s degree in Media Studies with a minor in Political Science from Radford University in Radford, Virginia. He received his master’s degree in Journalism from the School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland where he was also a graduate assistant. He has written and produced content for PBS, Frontline, Showtime, WSJ, and The Sphinx Magazine. In addition, he has produced content for radio stations WHCE 91.1 FM in Richmond, VA, and WEAA 88.9 FM in Baltimore, Maryland discussing topics of social justice, human rights, and economic freedom. Nehemiah also assisted in the creation of the ACLU of Maryland’s premiere podcast Thinking Freely and the Free the Vote documentary.