Frances Alonzo is a public affairs specialist with an emphasis in Spanish language communications in the Media Relations Branch of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Public Information Office. The Public Information Office is responsible for developing messaging for the Census Bureau, and for keeping the media, employees and the public informed of Census Bureau surveys, censuses and programs.
Alonzo joined the Census Bureau in January 2017 as part of the build-up to the 2020 Census. Prior to this, she served for 19 years as an international broadcast journalist with the federal broadcaster Voice of America under the U.S. Agency for Global Media.
Alonzo holds a bachelor of science degree in journalism from Texas A&M University.