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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







Dec 18, 2019

Michael Allman, Founder and CEO, Voterfied is developing an innovative solution for office holders, candidates and advocates to get immediate feedback from voters and constituents by employing blockchain and a creative platform get input about issues.  Allowing for confirmation of identify and integration into other...

Dec 11, 2019

Shane Greer, co-owner, Campaigns and Elections talks about their upcoming Reed Awards and the new categories of competition particularly in the digital space.  We also talk about raising awareness within the community of the possibility of cyber-attacks on campaigns and what can be done to minimize damage, and new...

Dec 3, 2019

Rena Shapiro, Director Politics and Public Affairs, a4 Media talks about how media buyers are shifting from cable to the OTT space to be able to find hard to reach audiences like cord cutters and those who use ad blockers, who is time shifting, the appeal to voters of using Internet enabled screens to pursue content...

Nov 21, 2019

Sean Duggan, VP Advertising, Pandora talks about their recent State of the Sonic Union event where experts talked about how the brain processes audio and visual information.  Sean explains the technique of creating a theatre of the mind to draw in consumers and voters, the need to use a variety of diverse voices in...

Nov 18, 2019

Betsy Hoover is a Partner at Higher Ground Labs, an incubator, accelerator, and lead investor in political technology.  Betsy is in search of entrepreneurs with insights about building companies that address the needs of Progressive political and advocacy campaigns.  We talk about trends in the market, HGL criteria for...