Iowa Campaign Veteran
Eric Woolson to Communications Team in Iowa
|September 21, 2011
– Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann announced today
that her team has retained Iowa campaign veteran Eric Woolson to
lead its communications efforts in the first-in-the-nation caucus
"Eric Woolson is well-known not only by Iowa reporters
and party activists but he has also earned a reputation among the
national media as someone who works hard, knows his state and gets
done," Bachmann said. "We're very happy to have someone with his
experience and can-do attitude join us as we begin the critical push to
win the Iowa caucuses."
Woolson managed Gov. Mike
Huckabee's campaign in Iowa in 2008, and most recently, he was a senior
to the presidential campaign of former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty.
With more than 20 years of experience as a print journalist in Iowa,
on to serve as Gov. Terry Branstad's communications director and press
Prior to his service in the governor's office,
Woolson was the Iowa communications director for George W. Bush's 2000
presidential campaign, and served on the communications teams of the
three Republican National Conventions. In 2010, he provided counsel to
Iowa gubernatorial candidate Bob Vander Plaats and congressional
Mariannette Miller-Meeks in addition to serving as the spokesman for
U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley's re-election campaign.