Speaker Profile

Jay Riestenberg

Jay Riestenberg
Campaigns & States Media Strategist
Common Cause

Jay is Common Cause's Campaigns and States Media Strategist, where he develops and manages the organization's daily rapid response messages, national campaign communications strategy, and Common Cause’s work on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and its push for an Article V constitutional convention. Jay also coordinates and supports state communications strategy and represents Common Cause in coalitions on democracy reform. Before joining Common Cause in June 2014, Jay previously worked as a political consultant for progressive and labor organizations and as a fellow and writer for the Center for Media and Democracy. When not working, Jay enjoys traveling up and down the east coast to go to Bruce Springsteen concerts.

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