Jake was the Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND), where he acted as media liaison for the Senator and assisted in the development and implementation of all communications efforts. He served as the Press Secretary for U.S. Congressman Steve Kagen, M.D. (WI-08) and was the Communications Director on Kagen’s successful reelection campaign in 2008.
Jake has worked on two campaigns for President of the United States. He was the Senior Writer and Director of Press Advance for U.S. Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) in his campaign for President in 2008, and he was a member of the National Advance Staff for Senator John Kerry’s campaign for President in 2004.
As a consultant to small businesses, advocacy organizations, and local government agencies, Jake developed their brand identity through the creation and execution of paid and earned media campaigns. He also has conducted trainings on interview techniques and effective message delivery.