Isaiah Nelson

Isaiah comes to McKenna Media after running progressive campaigns and advocacy organizations throughout the southeast for the last decade.  With a political science degree from the College of Charleston (and a former Student Body President of the College, go Cougars!), Isaiah got his start in politics as a 2011 White House Intern.  Since, he led teams on targeted local, congressional and statewide campaigns throughout the South, including the 2014 SC Coordinated Campaign, 2015 Louisiana Governor’s race GOTV effort, 2015 Jacksonville Mayoral, and a highly competitive congressional race in South Florida in 2016.  Isaiah joined McKenna Media after running his own consulting firm in Columbia, SC, working with advocacy organizations throughout the south on issues of urban livability, teen pregnancy prevention, conservation, and grassroots fundraising.  Some of his notable political clients also included the Draft Joe Biden PAC and SC Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee, James Smith.