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Matt Mackowiak
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Attended University of Texas
Lives in Washington, DC & Austin, TX
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political and communications consultant
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  • self employed
    political and communications consultant, present
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Bush-Cheney Re-election campaign
  • U.S. Senator Conrad Burns (R-MT)
  • U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)
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Matt Mackowiak is a DC and Austin based communications professional providing political consulting, crisis communications, media training and public speaking to groups and individuals.  With 6+ years of high-level Senate, executive branch, campaign, and private sector experience, he has a wide range of deep relationships with national, state and local media.  In addition to offering counsel to political figures and corporations, Matt provides political analysis on Fox News, ABC News, and MSNBC and on radio stations throughout the country.  He also spends a lot of time traveling the country as a guest lecturer and speaking to student and non-profit groups.

 

 

From 2005-2009 Matt served as Press Secretary to U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and former U.S. Senator Conrad Burns (R-MT).  From 2003-2005 he worked in press at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under Secretary Tom Ridge and Under Secretary Asa Hutchinson, managed the second largest county in Iowa for the 2004 Bush-Cheney re-election campaign, counseled corporate clients at the international PR firm Burson-Marsteller, and performed White House Presidential and Vice Presidential advance representation all over the country.

 

 

Matt is from Austin, Texas and graduated in 2003 with a B.S. in Communications Studies (Political Communication track) from the University of Texas (UT).  Aside from his professional work, he owns and manages the popular blog site www.potomacflacks.com, recently cited by the Washingtonian as one of the best political blogs.  In his free time, Matt enjoys sports, UT Athletics and reading biographies.

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