Bob Brennan Brings DC Expertise to NPR Station WAMU

Experienced Washington, DC media sales executive Bob Brennan has joined public radio leader WAMU in a new management position as Director of Strategic Accounts and Partnerships, reporting to Amy Powers, Senior Director of Media Sponsorships. Brennan arrives directly from The McClatchy Company, where he was the Director of Political and Advocacy Partnerships through the recent election cycle.

Brennan brings a depth of experience and know-how in the specialized government affairs and corporate and non-profit advocacy sectors. He was previously VP Sales at The New Republic, and an ad sales manager at National Journal. Before pivoting into media, he held political campaign and government staff roles in Iowa and was Deputy Finance Director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Brennan holds a BA from George Washington University.

Cara Erickson of NewCoordinates partnered with Market Enginuity on behalf of WAMU 88.5 in conducting this search, after leading the recent search for WAMU’s Senior Director of Media Sponsorships.