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Peter Panepento

Philanthropic Practice Leader

Turn Two Communications

Peter Panepento specializes in helping foundations and nonprofits tell their stories through the media and their own channels.

His portfolio includes leading Turn Two Communications' work with the Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative, The New York Community Trust, Greater Washington Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Southeastern Council of Foundations, and Stamford Hospital Foundation, among others.

These clients — and many others — have relied on his knowledge of and connections to the philanthropic sector to advance their goals and reach a wider audience.

Prior to founding Turn Two, Peter spent nearly two decades in journalism, including more than a decade covering the nonprofit and foundation world at The Chronicle of Philanthropy — where he worked first as a contributing writer and later as the editor who managed its online and social media presence, as well as its research and data projects, webinars and new products.

He is co-author of Modern Media Relations for Nonprofits and is chairman of the Community Foundation of Howard County in Columbia, Md.

Peter writes and speaks regularly about communications strategy and public relations for nonprofits and foundations and is a contributor to Nonprofit Marketing Guide.