Margaret Engel

Alicia Patterson Foundation Director

Margaret Engel is the Executive Director at the Alicia Patterson Journalism Foundation, which supports investigative journalists and photojournalists worldwide. She is also the former managing editor of the Newseum in Washington D.C. Engel is also a playwright who recently wrote “Red Hot Patriot” about the journalist Molly Ivins with Kathleen Turner playing the lead. Engel also writes on food, and wrote a book “Food Finds: America’s Best Local Foods and the People Who Produce Them” that was later turned into a Food Network show.