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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







Oct 28, 2021

Audra Grassia is the Managing Partner at Goodstock and Company, part of the Higher Ground Labs incubator class of 2021. With U.S. manufacturers and union printing, Goodstock has created an e-commerce platform for Democratic and Progressive campaigns to provide a tool to create and deliver merchandise that can appeal to...

Oct 21, 2021

Deepak Puri is Co-Founder and CEO of The Democracy Labs and he comes back on the show to shed some light on the gerrymandering efforts underway around the country to limit the voices of certain voters.

We talk about:

  • how data analysis and GIS tools are being used by states to surgically create new districts to...

Oct 14, 2021

Preston Tollinger is CEO of Bluelink, which is part of the Higher Ground Labs Cohort of 2021. Preston brings his knowledge of managing big data to the political world.

We talk about:

  • New tools that are needed to weave together different teams and data streams on the campaign trail
  • Replacing manual processes with...

Oct 7, 2021

Philip Armstrong is COO and Brandon Harris CEO and both are Co-Founders of Votus, part of the Higher Ground Labs cohort of 2021. Votus is a communications platform that helps campaigns and elected officials establish meaningful 1:1 relationships with voters and constituents.

We talk about:

  • The value of social listening...