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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







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...

Aug 26, 2020

Dan Gerstein, CEO, Gotham Ghostwriters shares insights about the challenges of writing speeches which will be given in an empty room, advantages to the intimacy of talking directly to those tuning in online or on television, the relevance of background and positioning of the speaker, and intermixing of live and recorded...

Aug 24, 2020

Ron Kagan Founder a non-profit organization has launched a comprehensive site that provides state by state mail-in ballot directions to educate voters about the ways to receive and return their ballots.  With an entrepreneurial background and experience as a software developer for large financial...

Aug 20, 2020

Sean Duggan, VP Advertising, Pandora shines light on the changes in the listening habits of their audience since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. While there has been a significant rise in the use of connected devices in homes, the listening audience in cars also continues to grow with a renewed interest in...

Aug 12, 2020

Steve Kramer, President, Get Out the Vote reflects on the changes to the world of live call centers, door-to-door field activities, texting campaigns, and phone surveys in the age of COVID-19.  The rate of engagement with live callers on both mobile devices and landlines is increasing, people are showing more patience...