Dem candidate for Maryland governor airs first campaign ad ever with same-sex kiss

  Here’s a story I first posted on The Hill:   Richard Madaleno, a Democratic candidate in Maryland’s gubernatorial race, made history on Thursday by airing the first political TV campaign ad to feature a same-sex kiss, according to the LGBTQ Victory Fund. In the ad, Madaleno vows to “stand up to” President Trump by highlighting ways he’s … More Dem candidate for Maryland governor airs first campaign ad ever with same-sex kiss

I’m a deputy managing editor now. This is how I do my job:

I was recently promoted to be the deputy managing editor of social at The Hill. What does that mean? I help manage our team of social media curators and work directing the flow of breaking news stories and social stories for our website. Sometimes I’m simply helping find the best way to package content on … More I’m a deputy managing editor now. This is how I do my job:

The bulk of what I wrote at The New Republic

Here are some/most of the pieces I wrote at The New Republic (which I remind you is a magazine that expresses opinion) The North Dakota Access Pipeline is about to become a big issue. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton skirted the issue of climate change. Why Bayer’s purchase of Monsanto is so controversial. Paul Ryan … More The bulk of what I wrote at The New Republic

I wrote a thing about how this wasn’t a climate change election

https://newrepublic.com/article/137722/climate-change-election-never-came At a campaign rally in Florida on Tuesday, Al Gore and Hillary Clinton spent a whopping 46 minutes on climate change—the most attention given to the issue so far in the general election. But for many media outlets, the news hook wasn’t that the star of An Inconvenient Truth was bolstering Clinton’s environmental bona … More I wrote a thing about how this wasn’t a climate change election

I wrote a thing about Between Two Ferns

https://newrepublic.com/minutes/137026/network-interviews-arent-getting-right-reach-politicians-look-zach-galifianakis //www.funnyordie.com/embed/b2fc974d1d Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Hillary Clinton from Funny Or Die This is just a well-crafted piece of PR. Clinton’s mock-seriousness is a knowing caricature of how many perceive her. We’ve seen this before—in Broad City and Saturday Night Live—but what makes this different is the reach of Between Two Ferns, which … More I wrote a thing about Between Two Ferns

YouTube’s Guide to Breaking The Social Media Code; From SMLA

Last month I covered Social Media Week L.A., a conference on all things social media marketing, public relations and “content”. The full collection of stories I wrote can be found here. Below, I’ve included one of the more interesting pieces from the heads of social at YouTube: In “LOL Watch This!” Victor Piniero, SVP of Social … More YouTube’s Guide to Breaking The Social Media Code; From SMLA