Anna Post is the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post and a former spokesperson and author for the Institute. She is a co-author of Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th edition, The Etiquette Advantage in Business, 3rd edition, Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette, 6th edition, and Great Get-Togethers. She is the author of Do I Have To Wear White? Emily Post Answers America’s Wedding Etiquette Questions, Emily Post’s Wedding Parties, and Mr. Manners: Lessons from Obama on Civility.
Anna previously wrote for Inside Weddings magazine, HuffPost Weddings’ Manners Mondays, The Washington Post, HLN.com, USA Weekend, Reuters, CNN.com, The Huffington Post, Brides.com, and Dailyworth.com.
Anna also conducted business etiquette seminars across the country, working with clients such as Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Barclays, Nationwide, Stryker, Caltech, and Dartmouth College. She also co-presented the Emily Post Business Etiquette Train the Trainer Course twice yearly in Burlington, Vermont.
In 2012, she spoke at the TEDYouth Conference in New York. In addition, Anna worked with companies such as Staples, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Colgate, Intel, Pond’s, The Body Shop, Princess Cruises, 3M, Hyatt Place Hotels, and Skype as a spokesperson to promote their brands to national media.
Anna was a popular expert etiquette source for media outlets such as USA Today, The New York Times, the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, BBC.com, and Real Simple, and appeared many times on the Today Show, as well as on The Early Show, Good Morning America, MSNBC, FOX and Friends, and NPR.
Anna worked previously for the Motion Picture Association of America and in the Washington, D.C., office of Senator Patrick Leahy. A graduate of Phillips Academy, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Vermont. She currently lives in Burlington, Vermont.