Deshundra Jefferson has extensive experience in Public Affairs and government and specializes in crisis and reputation management for corporations, non-profits, trade associations and universities. She manages complex issues and communications campaigns that result in positive outcomes for clients who find themselves in challenging circumstances.
Deshundra joined kglobal from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) where she was the Southern Regional Communications Director during the 2016 presidential election. She was responsible for coordinating rapid response efforts in 11 states within the Southern region, including two closely-watched battlegrounds, and for leading communications efforts for the DNC’s Voter Expansion Unit. Her expertise has earned influential placements in outlets including NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, CNN, Fox News Radio, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Before working for the DNC, Deshundra oversaw the communications efforts for two prominent members of Congress. She began her communications career as a Press Secretary on a DCCC Emerging Race during the 2012 election cycle. Previously, Deshundra covered politics at Fox 40 Jackson, Mississippi, and was a business reporter for CNN/Money.com. She earned a B.A. from Columbia University and a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.
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