Judy Ravitz

Judy Ravitz is President of Outreach Extensions (OE), a national consulting firm that specializes in creating innovative educational and community outreach campaigns for media projects.

Prior to founding OE in 1992, Judy was Director of Community Outreach at KCET/Los Angeles, for which her work was recognized with the Media Award for Urban Outreach Model by CPB in 1989. Trained as a sociologist, she taught college-level courses and advised on fieldwork before becoming Executive Director of the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women (1980 - 1985). Judy brings both academic and community-based experience to the community empowerment media campaigns OE represents. Her broad range of communications and social methodology skills include strategic planning, empowerment modes, crisis/risk management, community ascertainments and coalition building. Judy has a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from California State University, Northridge and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.