At Ward Circle Strategies, Jessy brings her experiences in multiple industries, including political and issue campaigns, the entertainment industry, social media and journalism. As Policy Fellow, she assists senior staff on conducting in-depth landscape analysis, drafting collateral materials and supporting day-to-day administrative needs.

Prior to joining Ward Circle Strategies, Jessy worked on the successful re-election campaign of Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA). As a communications intern, she helped lead a vigorous media monitoring effort to stay on top of what the candidate’s opponent was saying and the concerns of Virginia voters. Her other campaign experience includes canvassing and phone banking for many candidates, including President Obama, Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and D.C.’s mayoral candidate Jack Evans. Jessy also served as a Campus Representative for The Dream is Now campaign to advocate on behalf of immigration reform. She organized screenings, panel discussions, and rallies and other events.

In her hometown of Los Angeles, Jessy worked at both Darko Entertainment and Point Grey Pictures, where she prepared comprehensive script coverage to submit to production company executives and conducted research for movies during the pre-production phase. She monitored and updated Twitter and Facebook accounts to further engage audience members and fellow production executives.

Jessy is a junior at George Washington University studying Political Communications and Women Studies. On campus, she plays leadership roles in student organizations such as the College Democrats and is a regular guest on WRGW (GW radio station) and GWTV (student- run television station).

Career Highlights:

  • Ward Circle Strategies, Policy Fellow
  • Mark Warner for VA, Communications Intern
  • Darko Entertainment, Script Intern
  • Dream is Now Campaign, Campus Representative

3 Fun Facts:

  • Jessy has a cat named Cat.
  • She was a vegetarian for one week.
  • She can be found doing stand-up comedy in venues around DC and LA.
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