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Media Relations Coordinator
Elizabeth Wilhelm joined the Practical Farmers of Iowa staff in 2023. As the media relations coordinator, she works to generate media coverage for PFI and its farmers, manages the organization’s group of farmer spokespersons and fields all media inquiries.
Elizabeth graduated from Iowa State University in May 2023 with a degree in agriculture and life sciences education, with a focus in communication, and a minor in animal science. During her undergraduate career, she held internships with the Office of Iowa Secretary of State, the World Food Prize Foundation and Corteva Agriscience.
She also worked at an agricultural cooperative and a local meat processing facility. These experiences gave her a unique outlook on agriculture and the diversity within the industry. Elizabeth is passionate about supporting all farmers, amplifying their voices and sharing their stories with the world.
Originally from Dyersville, Iowa, Elizabeth enjoys live music, trying new recipes, fishing, true crime podcasts and relaxing with her dog, Willie.