Jessica R. Towhey is an accomplished communications strategist with more than a decade of experience developing and implementing short – and long-term communications strategies. Jessica opened her own firm, 2e Communications, focusing on communications trainings and freelance writing and also serves as a Senior Communications and Crisis Management Specialist to EVOKE. Jessica served as the communications point-person for a number of federal political campaigns, including several top-tier U.S. House and U.S. Senate races. She has also worked as a senior communications advisor on Capitol Hill to a number of leading Members of Congress. In 2011, Jessica moved to the private sector where she prepared clients for intensive media situations such as high-stakes litigation or regulatory matters with federal and state authorities as well as developing comprehensive communications strategy campaigns for influencing debates and managing crises. Clients have included those in the pharmaceutical, energy, defense, airline, and financial sectors as well as nonprofit organizations and trade associations.
Prior to her work in political campaigns, Jessica was a newspaper reporter at daily papers in Northern California and Annapolis, MD, where she covered a variety of issues ranging from education to police and courts to military affairs.
In addition to publishing under her own byline as a freelance writer, Jessica writes for clients, advancing their ideas through op-eds, website copy, newsletters, blogs and social media.
Jessica earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Catholic University of America and holds a Master’s in Media Entrepreneurship from American University.
Byline news articles include:
New Federal Law Puts States in Charge of Education. But How Exactly Will It Work? (Northwest Times of Indiana)
New Mexico Education On the Rise (The Mountain Voice of New Mexico)
ESSA Plans Under Official and Unofficial Review (Real Clear Education)
DC’s Education Leaders Put Aside Differences to Improve Schools (Real Clear Education)
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