Fight to Preserve Marriage Gains Strength as California Marriage Protection Act Hires Top Communications Director
Contact: Jennifer Kerns, ProtectMarriange.com, 916-420-2888, Jennifer@ProtectMarriage.com
SACRAMENTO, July 9 Christian Newswire — The proponents of Yes on Proposition 8, the California Marriage Protection Act, and ProtectMarriage.com announced today the hiring of public relations professional Jennifer Kerns as Communications Director for the statewide ballot initiative.
Kerns, the owner of K Street Communications, recently served as Senior Press Secretary for California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner. She also served as Communications Director for his election campaign, helping Poizner successfully win the endorsements of all 37 major newspapers in California in his landslide election over sitting Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante.
She previously served as an Assistant Secretary of State and Spokeswoman in the office of Secretary of State Bruce McPherson, where she represented the State on Elections issues, crisis communications, voting system integrity, Special Elections, the 2005 Iraq elections, and more. Kerns has also successfully served various Congressional and Mayoral candidates throughout California, as well as members of the California State Legislature.
“Jennifer is a valuable asset to the Yes on Proposition 8 team, whose experience with high-profile media efforts will be instrumental in the campaign to protect marriage,” said Jeff Flint, Co-Campaign Manager for the Initiative. “Her skills as an aggressive communicator, combined with her track record with the press, will be a tremendous addition to the team.”
Kerns can be reached at (916) 420-2888 or Jennifer@ProtectMarriage.com.