Patricia Zapor




Director of Communications

As Communications Director, Zapor oversees a range of communications functions including: working with reporters who need information or an interview, managing press releases and public statements; producing materials including issue backgrounders, conference programs, press releases and CLINIC’s annual report; and the social media team.

Zapor previously worked as federal government reporter for Catholic News Service, a Washington-based wire service for national and international Catholic news outlets. In that job, she covered immigration extensively for more than two decades. Her prior experience includes positions as an editor and/or reporter for daily and weekly newspapers in Massachusetts and Arizona. Zapor joined CLINIC in October 2015. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Arizona.