Mark Weaver, communications consultant and attorney, discusses state politics and the 2016 presidential debate

On September 15, Campaign Battleground welcomed Mark Weaver to our class.

Mr. Weaver is a consultant and lawyer working in Columbus, Ohio. During his career, he has served as Deputy Attorney General of the State of Ohio; founder of Communications Counsel , a communications consulting firm, prosecutor in Southern Ohio; and adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and The Bliss Institute at The University of Akron.

The Columbus Dispatch called Mr. Weaver “one of the most powerful figures in state government and Statehouse politics.” He has his B.A. and M.P.A. from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania as well as a J.D. from the Delaware Law School at Widener University. Mr. Weaver can be found on Twitter @MarkRWeaver, where he shares his take on his numerous areas of expertise, including media law, crisis communications, and politics.

During our discussion, Mr. Weaver shared background on his career, what it’s like to work in campaign consulting and his thoughts on an upcoming GOP presidential debate.

Watch the full conversation below or by visiting the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics YouTube channel.


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