Brings Deep Public Affairs, Issues Management and Campaign Experience to the Firm
NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2019 — MWWPR, one of the world’s top independent public relations firms, announced today that Jennifer Holdsworth has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of Issues Management and Corporate Affairs in the Washington, DC. office. Holdsworth will also serve as the firm’s Senior Political Strategist.
Holdsworth brings decades of experience integrating politics and government relations into real marketing strategies for clients, both proactive and reactive to MWWPR’s Washington D.C. team. In this role she will be a senior member of the issues and affairs team, developing and implementing strategic, integrated programming across all practices and office locations under the firm’s one P&L model.
She joins MWWPR from DSPolitical, a premier digital campaign technology company in Washington, DC, where she served as Chief Revenue Officer, leading business development and marketing campaigns.
Previously, Holdsworth, also a licensed attorney, has served as a senior staff member for several high profile campaigns and organizations including as New Jersey State Director for Hillary for America, National Finance Director and political advisor to Representative Seth Moulton and Serve America PAC, Campaign Manager for Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s run for Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Political Director and Deputy Executive Director of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, Director of Policy and Communication for Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, and Director of the coordinated campaign to re-elect New Jersey Senator Cory Booker.
“I am thrilled to join MWWPR and lend my experience as a strategist to enhance the agency’s Corporate Communications practice and Issues and Crisis Management offering.” Holdsworth continued, “Businesses and organizations are continually looking for unique ways to enhance their civic awareness and corporate responsibility, and I look forward to working closely with Michael Kempner and his team to develop integrated communications programs that both raise the visibility of, and grows the reputation of the agency’s clients inside Washington and beyond.”
“Jen’s extensive public policy and campaign experience make her an indispensable resource for the firm and our clients,” said MWWPR Founder and CEO Michael Kempner. “In an era where consumers expect companies to take stands on critical issues and brand purpose, she will serve as a client and agency leader to guide those positions, integrating her political expertise into authentic and engaging communications strategies.”
Holdsworth serves as a frequent guest political commentator on Fox News, and Hill TV Live.
Thirty-two-years young, MWWPR is among the world’s leading independent, integrated PR agencies with nine offices across the US and the UK. Powered by data and guided by insights, intellect and human instincts, the agency leans heavily into a digitally-led, content-driven approach. Its mission is to ignite influence and impact to help organizations matter more to those who matter most. With dedicated insights, strategy, data and analytics, digital and content and creative teams, MWWPR’s expertise spans Consumer Lifestyle Marketing, Corporate Communications and Reputation Management, Public Affairs, Issues & Crisis Management, LGBTQ, Technology, Sports & Entertainment, B2B, Food & Beverage and Health & Wellness. In 2018, MWWPR was named Independent Public Relations Consultancy of the Year for Americas by the International Communications Consultancy Organization (ICCO).
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