Monthly Speakers Series

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Texas Land & Cattle,

1101 South MoPac Expressway,

Austin, TX 78746.RSVP HERE

Matt Mackowiak

Matt Mackowiak has served as a senior communications aide for two U.S. Senators and a Governor, managed the second largest county in Iowa for the Bush-Cheney reelection campaign, and worked at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and in White House advance. He is a weekly columnist for The Washington Times and he hosts a national politics podcast, "Mack on Politics." He writes a monthly column for The Hill and The New York Observer. He provides regular political analysis for MSNBC, Sky News, BBC, Fox News, and KTBC Fox 7 in Austin. He has managed client accounts in industries that include: transportation, health care, energy, telecommunications and tech.

A native of Austin, Matt graduated with a B.S. in Communications Studies (Political Communication track) from the University of Texas in 2003. Aside from his professional work, he owns and manages the popular blog site, which the Washingtonian Magazine has called "one of the best political blogs." In 2012, Matt started a bipartisan political blog for Texas politics,, which aggregates the top news and opinion from across the state and delivers a daily email newsletter to 4,000 Texans. Matt and his wife Suzanne live in the University Hills neighborhood of Austin and they have two spoiled dogs, Ginny and Jasmine.


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