Johanna Maska

Spring 2017

Johanna Maska is former Director of Press Advance for the Obama White House, managing President Obama’s public image on trips across the United States and to 40 countries including extended tours of Asia, South America, Europe and Africa. She played a key role in President Obama’s 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns.

Maska left the White House in 2015 to join the executive team of the Los Angeles Times, from which she continued on to found Ad Astra Strategies, where she is a growth and strategy advisor to early stage companies. Maska graduated from the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 2004.

Discussion Group Topic
President Trump: The First 100 Days

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