The Associated Press described John as "a well dressed media consultant with the political manners of a pit bull." He's also been called "one of the most sought-after ad guys in the country."
John Brabender is the Chief Creative Officer and managing partner of BrabenderCox, one of the nation's premiere political media firms. John has provided his unique brand of creative political advertising to over 100 Republican candidates, in almost every state in the nation. Most recently, John was a member of the ad-making team for the Rudy Giuliani for President campaign, and presently serves on the McCain for President Advertising Council.
Some of John's past and present clients include, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, U.S. Senator David Vitter, U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle, and Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett.
John's work has been featured on such national programs as NBC's Today show, the CBS Evening News, and CNN's Inside Politics. John is also a frequent guest on political programs, including appearances on ABC's Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, NPR's Talk of the Nation, CNN, the NBC Nightly News, and NBC's Today show. John and his attention-getting, creative style has also been profiled in a variety of national publications, including Atlantic Monthly, George Magazine, and Campaigns and Elections, and National Review.
In the last five election cycles, BrabenderCox has been honored with more creative awards than any other political media firm in the country. This includes garnering an incredible 65 Pollie Awards, the Academy Award for political advertising.
John is also a former adjunct faculty member of the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University, where he taught courses in advertising and media. John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Gannon University and an MBA from Cleveland State University.
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