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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.


Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda has been included in the Feedspot 70 Best Non Partisan Podcasts worth listening to in 2023.      Check out the list here







Oct 6, 2020

Glenn Kessler, President and Michelle Niedziela, PhD, VP Research and Innovation, HCD Research conducted a live focus group with a consortium of market research companies of the recent debate between President Trump and Vice-President Biden to study reactions from Trump and Biden supporters as well as undecided voters. ...

Aug 31, 2020

Reed Galen, co-founder, The Lincoln Project comes back on the show with an update about the effectiveness of their ads to defeat President Trump and how this group of Republicans have created a pirate ship to develop this grassroots effort giving soft Republicans and swing voters permission to vote for Joe Biden for...

May 25, 2020

Barry Jagoda, journalist, assistant to Jimmy Carter, and Emmy-winning producer for CBS coverage of Watergate shares reasons for writing his memoir.  The book includes his coming of age in the 50's and early 60's in Texas, the New York years attending the Columbia School of Journalism and with CBS flying around the world...

Jan 30, 2019

Adam Probolsky, President, Probolsky Research has published results from a survey asking California voters if they support Kamala Harris' run for president in 2020.  The survey reveals the strong support Harris has from Asian, Black, Latino and younger voters 18-39 as well as from Democratic and Independent voters. ...

Sep 18, 2016

Dave Morgan, President, Simulmedia reflects on changes over the last 20 years in how campaigns use paid and free media to raise money and get out the vote, the impact of the loss of local media, and collateral damage from negative ads.