Joshua DeLung communicates strategically and digitally for government and commercial organizations, currently as the digital engagement manager at an international consulting firm based in the Washington, D.C., area. His expertise spans the communication arena dating back to 2002, with experience in journalism, public relations, college-level communication instruction, advertising, marketing and digital strategy.
Josh previously served as a U.S. Army Abrams tank driver, and as gunner in a cavalry squadron on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle during his six years of service with the West Virginia Army National Guard. In addition to his military experience, Josh has worked as a consultant to several government agencies, sometimes at the classified level. He also has experience working with C-suite executives in Fortune 500 companies.
A native West Virginian, Josh loves mountains, hiking and camping, and he’s an environmentalist who strongly believes in alternative energy and preservation. However, he spends most of his time consuming and producing media, including books, podcasts, shows, movies, social media and especially games of both the digital and tabletop variety. He enjoys writing, drawing, painting, and trying and reviewing new restaurants. He is the creator and host of the video games and entertainment podcast, The World Map.
As a graduate of both Marshall University and Virginia Tech, Josh also enjoys watching college football from time to time, cheering on the Thundering Herd and the Hokies. He’s also a fan of the NFL Carolina Panthers.
Josh lives in Potomac Falls, Va., with his wife and two dogs, and he is expecting a daughter in January 2017.