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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







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...

May 19, 2020

Sangeeth Peruri, Founder and CEO OutreachCircle has learned a a great deal about human nature, political organizing, the power of grassroots supporters, and changes in the field organizing landscape.  He talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the ability of candidates to develop long term engagements with voters, most...

May 11, 2020

Mark Walsh is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, political activist and digital trailblazer.  He reflects on the changes coming to political campaigning, what the impact of COVID-19 will be on who runs for public office, and readjustments ahead as a result of what voters will expect from candidates.  Mark shares...

May 5, 2020

Naseem Makiya, CEO, OutVote shares lessons learned working with Democratic presidential primary contenders and reflects on the changes to volunteer engagement since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Naseem talks about value of using an integrated relational organizing tool to drive voter registration and turnout...