Press Secretary | CLF Massachusetts | He/Him
Jake O’Neill is the press secretary for Conservation Law Foundation. In this role he oversees the organization’s day-to-day external communications and media outreach.
Before joining the team at CLF, Jake was a senior media relations specialist at Northeastern University, where he was responsible for promoting the university’s research and experts to local and national press. He also worked at a small public relations agency on a variety of technology and healthcare accounts. Jake holds a B.A. in Business and Communications from Saint Anselm College and an MBA from Northeastern University.
In his free time, Jake enjoys running, hiking, and traveling.
Feb 7 2023
I’m an avid skier, so even this past weekend’s bone-chilling temps didn’t stop me from getting out on the slopes. On Friday and Saturday, I bundled up with every warming trick I know, including heated gloves, several foot warmers, and as many layers as I could squeeze under my jacket and snow pants. But then,…
Nov 18 2022
No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, you’ve likely been inundated with emails, texts, Tweets, and headlines about the national stakes of this month’s midterm elections. It can be hard to cut through the noise to understand what these races mean for us here in New England. At the state level, we will…
Jun 8 2022
Breaking: ExxonMobil has ceased operations at its Everett, Massachusetts, tank farm and plans to sell the site to a developer. The move comes amid pressure from a CLF lawsuit that threatened to reveal how the big oil company left nearby neighborhoods at risk from climate impacts. ExxonMobil Deliberately Provoked Doubt about Climate Science In 2015,…
Nov 5 2021
For decades, Big Oil companies have lied to the public, regulators, and elected officials about climate change. Last week, the House Oversight Committee put leaders of some of the world’s biggest fossil fuel companies on the stand so they can answer for their decades of deceit. Despite what the CEOs of Exxon, Shell, Chevron, and…
Sep 9 2021
Summer for me has always meant spending as much time as possible at the beach. I’m thankful to live in New England, where we’re just a drive away from some of the country’s most beautiful coastlines. From Maine all the way out to Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod, our sandy retreats are consistently…
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