Dina Cappiello

Dina Cappiello

Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Communications

Dina leads RMI’s global communications and marketing team, which oversees the organization’s website and social channels, earned media outreach, events, and thought leadership. She also serves as a special advisor for Canary Media, an independent newsroom covering the energy transition powered by RMI.


Dina has spent her career communicating complex energy and environmental topics. One of the first graduates of Columbia University’s dual master’s program in Earth and Environmental Science Journalism, Dina spent 15 years as an award-winning environmental reporter for the Albany Times Union, Houston Chronicle, Congressional Quarterly, ClimateWire, and the Associated Press. She left journalism in 2015 to join Edelman, where as an Executive Vice President and Editorial Director she built and led an earned media and storytelling team and focused on helping clients communicate on sustainability issues.


B.S., Biology, Georgetown University
M.S., Journalism, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
M.S., Environmental Science/Secondary Science Education, Columbia University
Media Fellow, Vermont Law School, Climate Change Law
Media Fellow, Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research
Former Board Member, Society of Environmental Journalists


Washington, D.C.

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