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Intro to Campaign Communications

By Richard Fowler
45 min
Messaging & Communications

What You’ll Learn

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of communications team staffers

Why This Is Important

The essence of your future work as a campaign communications professional will be using deliberate, authentic, and creative means of getting your candidate’s message out there. In this course, we’ll take an in-depth look at the skills you’ll need to immediately contribute to a communications team.

Related Trainings

  • Campaign Communications: What’s My Job? — Learn the structure of a political campaign and communications team
  • Using Personal Stories to Connect with Voters — How to identify the building blocks of a personal story that is responsive to your audience
  • Starting a Career in Politics — Not sure if communications is right for you? This course helps you decide if politics is the right career for you and which role on a campaign is the right fit for you

Richard Fowler

Trainer

Richard Fowler is a Fox News contributor and host of radio’s Fowler Show. On Fox News, Fowler brings a progressive voice to conservative broadcast on America’s most watched cable television network. He frequently co-anchors The Five and appears on The Story with Martha MacCallum, America’s Newsroom, MediaBuzz, and prime-times Kennedy and Mornings with Maria on Fox Business Channel. In 2018, Fowler was named co-host of the All-American New Year’s Eve Show Live from Times Square.

Richard’s weekend radio program is the youngest nationally syndicated progressive radio talk show in the country, reaching 9.1 million homes. In 2013, the Fowler Show went digital and became part of the Young Turks multi-channel network on YouTube. Since joining YouTube, the Fowler Show has received over 25 million views and over 30,000 subscribers. In addition, Richard is a staple on Sirius XM.

As a first-generation American from Jamaican parents, Richard began his political career in his home state of Florida, volunteering in numerous local and statewide races. Since then, Fowler has been an advocate for youth, social equity, and the African American LGBTQIA+ community. Most recently, Richard was named a Senior Media Fellow for the New Leader’s Council, where he trains, equips, and empowers the next generation of millennial leaders to use their voice to advocate for change.