Abigail Darlington


Abigail Darlington is a communications strategist, storyteller and former award-winning local journalist with in-depth experience inspiring audiences to take notice and take action.

As a director with NP Strategy, she offers clients a wealth of expertise in integrated communications and marketing strategy, community engagement, media and public relations, branding and reputation management, digital content strategy, organizational messaging, advocacy and thought leadership, government relations and crisis communications.

A Charleston native, Abigail’s deep knowledge of and passion for South Carolina communities has been her “North Star” throughout her career. Prior to joining NPS, she led strategic communications and marketing for Coastal Community Foundation, the largest foundation in South Carolina with a combined service area of nine coastal counties. She led efforts to rebrand the Foundation and updated its enterprise-wide messaging.

She was previously a reporter for The Post and Courier, South Carolina’s largest newspaper, where she covered local government and the policies affecting flooding and affordable housing in Charleston. She also covered economic development, the local technology industry, arts and entertainment, and served on the local team that covered the federal and state death penalty trials of Dylann Roof.

Abigail remains passionate about addressing housing issues and now serves as Chair of the Public Relations Committee for the Regional Housing Coalition of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. She recently served as co-chair of the Advancement Committee for One80 Place, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness. Abigail is also a member of the 2024 Leadership Charleston class of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Abigail graduated from The College of Charleston with a degree in Communications. Her favorite activities include reading a good book on the beach, traveling with her husband and spoiling their rescue dog, Peg.

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