Jason Johnson teaches politics and journalism at Morgan State University. He is also a political contributor at MSNBC and is a politics editor at The Root.
Johnson’s academic research focuses on political communication and campaign strategy. He has worked on both Democratic and Republican legislative campaigns in South Carolina, Maryland, and Virginia. His latest book, Political Consultants and Campaigns: One Day to Sell, analyzes modern-day campaigns and the political consultants who run them.
Johnson also has experience in international politics. According to his website, he was a campaign advisor for Frank Dobson in the 2001 London mayoral race and was an honored guest of the Independent Electoral Commission in South Africa in 2007. Recently, he was an international elections observer in Mexico and went on a two-week speaking tour throughout Germany.
Johnson is a frequent television commentator on networks such as Al Jazeera English and CNN, and he has been on NPR member stations MPR, WCPN, and WHYY.
Professor of Politics and Journalism at Morgan State University, Politics Editor at The Root
Areas of Expertise: Politics, Campaign Strategy, Elections, Political Rhetoric, Journalism, Pop Culture, Interest Groups, Hip-Hop Politicians, Political Communication, Comparative Politics, International Election Monitoring
Location: Cleveland/Akron, OH
Business Mobile: 540-207-6745
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