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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







Mar 28, 2023

Susan Pfeiffer is an expert at using phone banks to organize and mobilize voters.  As a veteran phone bank volunteer and manager, she explains how her group is working with volunteers to get the vote out for the Wisconsin Supreme Court Election.

Deepak Puri interviews Susan and they talk about:

  • Successful phone banking...

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...

May 4, 2022

Richard Greene, ¨The Civics Dean¨ is a political communication strategist, civics educator, attorney, and author. Richard sees opportunities and challenges in midterm elections which stimulated him to write the book WTF are The Midterms, and he has new concerns as we kick off the 2022 midterm season.

We talk...

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 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...