MECO Newsroom: Election special with James Booth and Michael Koziol – School of Art Communication and English MECO Newsroom: Election special with James Booth and Michael Koziol – School of Art Communication and English

MECO Newsroom: Election special with James Booth and Michael Koziol

MECO Newsroom: Election special with James Booth and Michael Koziol

Following the 2022 Australian Federal Election campaign? Then don’t miss this newsroom session at 10am on Friday 13 where seasoned campaign manager James Booth, currently based in Washington, will join Sydney Morning Herald editor Michael Koziol to discuss the highs and lows of this campaign.

Booth has led more than 50 campaign polling and analytics programs and is currently Chief Analytics Officer at London-based startup Datapraxis where he heads polling programs for national campaigns across Europe.

Walkley award winner Koziol is Sydney editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, covering urban affairs, culture, development, city personalities and politics, including three years in the federal Parliament House bureau.

JAMES BOOTH BIO

James Booth has led more than 50 campaign polling and analytics programs. He has served directly on three Australian Labor Party campaign teams (2013 federal, 2014 South Australian, 2014 Victorian) and as a successful campaign manager. He spent 6 years at the Democratic Party consulting firm BlueLabs in Washington, DC.

In 2020, James served as the Director of Paid Media Analytics on the Biden presidential campaign, where he led a team of 8 analysts and engineers to guide more than $750 million in paid TV, digital, and mail communication and ensure the campaign reached the right voters on the right channels.

He is currently Chief Analytics Officer at London-based startup Datapraxis, where he leads polling programs for national campaigns across Europe.

James is a graduate of the Australian National University with double first class honours in Law and Economics.

MICHAEL KOZIOL BIO

Michael Koziol is Sydney editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, covering urban affairs, culture, development, city personalities and, right now, politics.

He joined the Herald in 2014 and has covered breaking news, federal politics, immigration, education and communications, including three years in the federal Parliament House bureau.

Michael won a Walkley Award with Jennifer Duke for a series of stories on alleged government interference in senior editorial staffing at the ABC. In 2020 and 2021 he was deputy editor of The Sun-Herald. He is currently covering his third election.

Date

May 13 2022
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Time

10:00 am - 11:00 am

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