Brandon Pytel is a Communications Associate within WRI's Climate Resilience Practice. He works to expand the influence and reach of WRI's climate adaptation work by supporting and strategizing outreach efforts, initiatives, and other internal and external communications, as well as creating content, such as blog posts, newsletters, and key messaging documents.

Prior to joining WRI, Brandon worked as a communications manager and writer for Earth Day Network, where he strategized communications and managed the organization’s blog. Previously, he worked as a digital content specialist for the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science, covering and promoting the college's latest research.

Brandon holds a bachelor’s degree in English and religion from Wittenberg University and a master’s degree in professional writing from the University of Cincinnati.

Originally from Northeast Ohio, Brandon now lives in Washington, D.C.