Module 4: Talking the Environment in the Trump Era
Communicating in our current political climate.
Hari Sevugan has played a leading role on some of the most-watched races in the country over the last decade. Named one of Politico's "Top 50 Politicos to Watch," Hari has led research, policy, and communications teams on numerous statewide campaigns, and, among others, helped to elect Tim Kaine and Martin O'Malley as governor. In the 2008 cycle, Hari served as a senior spokesman for Obama for America, where he helped lead the effort that worked to define primary opponents and later John McCain and Sarah Palin for the press corps.
After the Obama campaign, Hari was appointed national press secretary at the DNC. There, in addition to being the chief spokesperson for the party, he oversaw national rapid response operations for legislative, electoral, and political efforts. Hari is sought after for his political analysis and has appeared on CNN, FOX News, MSNBC and other major news outlets. In 2013, he helped guide a political campaign in Asia to victory and ran a high-profile campaign in the New York City municipal primaries. Hari is a Principal at 270 Strategies.
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