Jenna Brayton

Jenna Brayton
Adjunct Professor

Jenna Brayton is a former member of the first White House digital team – known as the Office of Digital Strategy – a team tasked with helping President Obama find his voice online. At the White House Jenna served as Associate Director of Content and Operations, working to manage strategic content partnerships, communications campaigns, and digital outreach. Prior to her position at the White House Jenna worked for President Obama in several other capacities, including on his campaign and Inaugural Committee.

She has lectured at many universities and academic forums around the world and continues to teach classes on politics, the presidency, digital engagement, technology, and public service.

Brayton received a B.A. in Political Science and Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her M.A. in Political Science from The University of Alabama.

Classes Taught

PMGT 6470 Digital Content Creation

PMGT 6452 Digital Strategy