Jenna Golden grew up in Columbia, Maryland and has lived in Washington, DC for over a decade. Her interests include food, travel, politics, advocacy and social communications. Jenna recently launched her own sales consulting company called Golden Strategies which is focused on helping firms and advertising agencies to improve their sales process and increase their revenue. Golden Strategies also works with companies based outside of Washington who are looking to build a successful sales operation in the political and issue advocacy market.
From 2012 to 2017 Jenna ran the political and advocacy sales team at Twitter responsible for building partnerships with national trade associations, issue advocacy groups, nonprofits, and political campaigns. In this role Jenna worked to educate the Washington sector on Twitter’s promoted products, and to help them maximize potential on the platform. During her time at Twitter, Jenna regularly spoke at conferences and events about the intersection between Twitter and politics, and how the platform can be used for grassroots and advocacy. In addition, Jenna taught as an adjunct professor in Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies on the topic of Digital Communications Strategy in 2015 and 2016.
Prior to Twitter, Jenna was the Associate Publisher of The New Republic magazine where she was responsible for all advertising revenues across print, online, and the live events space. Before The New Republic she managed partnerships at National Journal magazine with top national trade associations and coalitions. Jenna has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, and an M.A. in Communication, Culture, and Technology from Georgetown University.
Jenna's food blog EatMore DrinkMore covers the D.C. metro region and focuses on restaurant news, reviews, recipes, travel, and more.
You can follow Jenna on Twitter @jigolden.