Clear Channel Appoints Two VPs of Political Strategy
October 18, 2013
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has announced that seasoned political operatives Will Leaverton and Brice Kornegay have joined the company both as VPs of Political Strategy, effective immediately. Leaverton and Kornegay will report directly to EVP of Political Strategy Nathan Daschle, and they will be stationed out of Washington, D.C. In these new positions, Leaverton and Kornegay will develop and execute "Go To Market" strategies for various outlets in the political marketplace by utilizing CCM+E's on air, digital, mobile, live event and outdoor assets. Established in June, the Political Strategy team is a new company initiative that focuses on working with political and issue advertisers and agencies to develop custom strategies that leverage the reach of Clear Channel.
Leaverton joins the company from the Bill Thompson Mayoral Campaign where as Field Director he led a team that handled all grassroots efforts and worked closely with key stakeholders to organize high profile events. Prior to this, he served as the Deputy National GOTV Director for Obama for America, a committee liaison for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and a number of democratic campaigns in multiple states. Kornegay joins Clear Channel from BK Strategies, LLC where he served as President, delivering survey research and general consulting to political candidates and independent expenditure operations. Prior to this, Kornegay served as a Political Field Director and Polling Director for the Republican Governors Association, Field Representative for the National Republican Congressional Committee and worked on a number of campaigns in Oklahoma.