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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







Nov 30, 2022

Steve Alembik, Founder of SMA Communications, has extensive experience in mining voter data to derive predictive models for persuasion, fundraising, and voter turnout. Steve is an experienced data scientist who reflects on Florida politics, voter touchpoints for political and PAC campaigns, and following the money.


Nov 22, 2022

Sean Duggan, VP of Advertising, SXM Media, talks about surprises and ongoing trends in the use of audio ads for political and advocacy campaigns. Decisions for media buys were delayed this year which meant that inventory was scarce, and campaigns found themselves making hasty decisions. The 2022 election cycle...

Nov 18, 2022

Ben Katz is the Chief Architect at ISPolitical and a pioneer in using the internet and technology to solve challenges for political and advocacy campaigns. Working with hundreds of campaigns in 2022, Ben has seen some significant changes in this cycle and makes the point that all politics is not local anymore. With an...

Nov 4, 2022

Henk Rogers is the Founder of the Blue Planet Alliance, an organization advocating for islands and countries around the world to legislatively mandate a commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2045. BPA is shining a light on how the use of fossil fuels particularly impacts island nations stressed by global inflation and...