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Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda

Welcome to the non-partisan Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  Since 2007, this show has highlighted impact of new technologies on the campaign landscape, how expectations of voters are changing, role of online fundraising, digital and traditional means of persuasion and getting out the vote.  In this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, changes in the behavior of voters, restrictions on candidates and the new normal for retail politics are all under the microscope.

Popular topics on the show include best practices for political and advocacy campaigns, ground game strategies, cross-media advertising, social media trends and impact of mobile on engaging supporters. 

This weekly podcast includes interviews with political consultants, media strategists, journalists, advocates, candidates, elected officials, campaign managers, and solution providers.







Oct 21, 2021

Deepak Puri is Co-Founder and CEO of The Democracy Labs and he comes back on the show to shed some light on the gerrymandering efforts underway around the country to limit the voices of certain voters.

We talk about:

  • how data analysis and GIS tools are being used by states to surgically create new districts to...

Oct 14, 2021

Preston Tollinger is CEO of Bluelink, which is part of the Higher Ground Labs Cohort of 2021. Preston brings his knowledge of managing big data to the political world.

We talk about:

  • New tools that are needed to weave together different teams and data streams on the campaign trail
  • Replacing manual processes with...

Oct 7, 2021

Philip Armstrong is COO and Brandon Harris CEO and both are Co-Founders of Votus, part of the Higher Ground Labs cohort of 2021. Votus is a communications platform that helps campaigns and elected officials establish meaningful 1:1 relationships with voters and constituents.

We talk about:

  • The value of social listening...

Sep 30, 2021

Thomas Kramer is Co-Founder of Measure Studio, part of the Higher Ground Labs 2021 Cohort. Measure Studio is bringing this Software as a Service to political clients to provide a way for them to organize and make sense of social media data. 

With deep experience in the entertainment world, Thomas understands what...

Sep 23, 2021

David Nussbaum is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PORTL, a hologram technology company that lets people beam high resolutions of themselves to multiple locations to interact with other people.  Called telepresence or holoporation, this company is inventing the future of political campaigning, fundraising, and...