One of the top communications specialists for democrats joins Erik Smith’s Blue Engine media team. Capps is married to White House Deputy Press Secretary, Bill Burton. Here is part of the release:
Blue Engine Message & Media is thrilled to announce that Laura Burton Capps has joined our strategic communications and issue advocacy team. Laura has spent fifteen years developing strategic communications and issue advocacy campaigns for the nation’s highest profile public officials, including President Bill Clinton, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Senator John Kerry’s presidential campaign, as well as leading academic and non-profit organizations. Laura has built a reputation as a respected advocate for environmental and climate issues through her most recent roles as Senior Vice President for Government Affairs and Communications for the Ocean Conservancy and as Communications Director for the Alliance for Climate Protection, the non-profit founded and chaired by Vice President Al Gore.
Washington’s social reporters at Politico have proclaimed the first state dinner of Julianna Smoot’s Reign as White House Social Secretary a hit! Join all of Washington perusing the final guest list to figure out how they became the lucky few.
C-SPAN will be streaming the red carpet arrivals for tonight’s WHCD. Check it out here. After the stars, Washington insiders, and journos walk in, you can also watch C-SPAN’s coverage of the dinner.
And, as always, WHC Insider will be tweeting from the red carpet. Follow us @WHCinsider.
The brunch is here and the pictures are in. Hundreds of journalists, pols, and celebrities have shown up to have a great time and support CURE and Mother’s Day Every Day.