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New Faces in Congress and the Districts They Represent

November 14, 2016 By Connie Partoyan | connie.partoyan@directimpact.com   It was clear from the results of the 2016 election last week that many voters wanted change. They didn’t feel like their voice was being heard and they sent a clear … Continue reading

Conventions Showcase the Real Power of Local

September 7, 2016 By Brian Noyes | brian.noyes@directimpact.com   National conventions are one of the few places where big “P” politics collide with real grassroots.   The quadrennial meetings call together a combination of local activists, K Street lobbyists, party … Continue reading

The Local Newspaper Dichotomy

August 23, 2016 By Ralph Posner | ralph.posner@directimpact.com   Why they’re still important, and struggling   On the heels of witty satire surrounding the political conventions and the opening ceremonies in Rio on his hit show Last Week Tonight (HBO), … Continue reading

Welcoming Brian Noyes to DI

August 8, 2016 By Connie Partoyan | connie.partoyan@directimpact.com   I’m pleased to announce that Brian Noyes joins us today as an Executive Vice President after a brief but much-needed vacation following his role as Director of External Affairs for the … Continue reading

A Celebrity Among Us: PRWeek Recognizes Steven Soper in 40 Under 40 2016

August 1, 2016   PRWeek has unveiled its 2016 40 Under 40 List, the annual roundup of the next generation of PR leaders in the U.S. We are pleased to announce that our own Executive Vice President Steven Soper has … Continue reading