Our Team May 10th, 2016admin
Prior to forming the firm, Peter was the first Executive Director of Democrats for the 80’s, a political action committee founded by Pamela Harriman and then-Governor Bill Clinton. Peter also served on the staff of the Senate Intelligence Committee and as Washington Chief of Staff for Senator Frank Church. In 1983, Peter helped found and was the first Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics.
In 1996 and 1998, the firm was chosen as the lead media consultants for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, producing ads that helped win back seats for the Democrats. Peter served as a surrogate spokesperson on cable news programs for Gore 2000, Kerry in 2004 and in the general election for Obama 2008.
Peter has consulted overseas for the Agency for International Development and the National Endowment for Democracy. He produced television programs in Russia, Bosnia, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic and consulted for political parties and candidates in such countries as South Africa, Mozambique, Romania, Latvia, Colombia, Northern Ireland, and Hungary. He worked in Egypt in 2012, conducting seminars with a dozen political parties, teaching over 80 participants.
His writing and producing have earned him Pollie Awards from the American Association of Political Consultants, Telly Awards, Summit Awards, Vision Awards and the award from PRNews for the Best Public Service Ad Campaign of 2005.
Peter has a B.A. from Macalester College, where he was President of the Alumni Association and where he is currently a Trustee. He earned a M.A. in International Relations from the University of Southern California. He has been an Adjunct Professor at George Washington’s Graduate School of Political Management since 1995. Peter appears frequently as a TV commentator on the major networks and on cable news shows.
With over 13 years of experience, Jon has created nationally recognized and award-winning advertising. As Creative Director of Fenn Communications Group (FCG), Jon oversees broadcast, print and digital production for FCG’s clients. Over the years, Jon has created advertising that cuts through the noise and tells the stories for brands such as General Motors, The National Association of Realtors, and The Brookings Institution, as well as political candidates all across the country.
Jon attended the University of Denver, leaving with a degree in Digital Media Studies and a love of Skiing. He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.
SeldenBusiness and Account Manager
Joining Fenn Communications Group in 2010, Selden handles the day-to-day business management for all clients. She also serves as a client liaison, aiding in research, project management and creative strategy for the various projects of non-profit, issue advocacy and corporate clients.
Prior to joining FCG, Selden was part of a team of Account Executives at Greenfield Belser, Ltd., an interactive branding and design agency focusing on professional services branding and marketing. At GB, Selden aided in the acquisition and maintenance of various clients, and project budget and management. She also aided in creative messaging and served as a proofreader and copywriter for several advertisements, brochures and internal branding projects.
Selden graduated from the George Washington University with a BA in Psychology and dual minors in English and Creative Writing.