Barry Jagoda

Barry Jagoda

Author, Media Authority, Consultant and Commentary

About Barry Jagoda

 Author of Journeys With Jimmy Carter and Other Adventures in Media, BarryJagoda served as Television Advisor and White House Assistant for President Jimmy Carter.  

Jagoda with Carter at Democratic Convention

Jagoda, an author and media commentator, was an award winning journalist at NBC News and CBS News and is a Correspondent and Contributing Writer for Times of San Diego. New book includes Citizens Guide for Participation in 2020 Elections


Jagoda was a founding contributing editor of Texas Monthly magazine, editor of the world-wide travel and advocacy publication At The Top Journal and writer/project director for a series of International Reports for The Washington Times.  


As Senior Media Executive, managing dozens of projects in the public and private sectors, Jagoda has deep experience in policy analysis, branding, traditional/new media outreach and commentary.

 

As Director of Public Relations at The George Washington University, Director of Communications at the University of California and a Congressional Media Assistant, Jagoda was highly successful in media management and outreach in all fields of politics, the social sciences, arts and humanities and international relations.  

Barry Jagoda and Timmy

Journeys with Jimmy Carter

Watch this space for news about the May 2020 release of

Journeys with Jimmy Carter and Other Adventures in Media by Barry Jagoda

This is the story of a tumultuous time when Barry Jagoda had a front row seat to the Kennedy Assassination, first mass murder at the Texas tower, the moon landing, Watergate and the Carter Presidency. With an award-winning career in network news, Jagoda has seen the impact of the media on the success of political campaigns, elected officials, international business executives, academicians and thought leaders. With an eye on the power of digital tools and social networks as well as traditional media, Jagoda shines a light on how citizens can drive change at the polls particularly in 2020

Vladimir Horwitz with Barry Jagoda

Journeys With Jimmy Carter and Other Adventures in Media reveals deep knowledge of elections, traditional and new media and the importance of continuing to find new journeys throughout life. Assistant to Jimmy Carter, Emmy-winning producer for CBS coverage of the Man on the Moon and the Watergate  scandal, and public affairs expert, Jagoda has now written of his dramatic roots and rising from Texas to New York City and Washington, DC, becoming a noted authority on the powerful use of new and legacy media.

Book Blurb and Comments 

Journeys with Jimmy Carter and Other Adventures in Media by Barry Jagoda will be published in May 2020 by Koehler Books and will be available online from  Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and from your favorite bookstore in hardback, paperback and e-book format. ISBN 978-1-64663-031-8

Book Description

Journeys with Jimmy Carter and Other Adventures in Media reveals deep knowledge of elections, traditional and new media, and the importance of seeking new journeys throughout one's life.

Assistant to Jimmy Carter, Emmy-winning producer for CBS coverage of the first man on the moon and the Watergate scandal, and public affairs expert, Barry Jagoda writes of his dramatic roots and rise from Texas to New York City and Washington DC, becoming a noted authority on the powerful use of new and legacy media.

This modern history describes effective use of media tools in politics, business development and brand promotion, and includes practical tips on the use of media to promote candidates and defeat others in 2020.

Quotes and Comments

According to Theodore H. White, the "secret weapon" for Jimmy Carter's presidential campaign, "understanding the process of television news coverage was essential for winning the White House...Barry Jagoda brought that dimension to the Carter campaign."

News Stories and Articles

As a music reporter and adventure journalist, I often report and post news of activities in Southernmost California.

Click here to read the most recent posts about San Diego, culture, golf, and fine dining.


Check out this local news site for posts by Barry Jagoda on political developments, music and other cultural events in the San Diego area.

Jagoda Strategic Media

Analysis, Commentary and Consulting

Policy analysis for public and private sector

Advisor for national and international candidates, office holders and governments.  Focus on U.S., Europe and South America.

Expert commentary for new and traditional media

Media relations and media production for newsmaking public officials, high profile universities, research institutions, and private industry. Opinion commentary in social and traditional media

Media advisory service for election participation: Helpful for citizens industry, government,       authors and scholars

Guide for Citizen Participation in 2020 Elections. Promotion of institutional strengths and innovative work of individual scholars in broadcast, print and new media.




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CONTACT

Barry welcomes inquiries about consulting, media relations, and news coverage.  He would like to 

hear from you if you have interest in hosting a book party in the spring and summer of 2020 or if you would like to invite Barry to speak to a journalism class or  participate in a book fair or book club.