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Terry Holt

BA 1984, Political Science

Partner, HDMK
Washington, D.C.

Terry Holt has spent the past three decades managing media campaigns both in the government and private sector.  He has served as the director of winning political campaigns, and has managed large-scale advocacy efforts such as the Corporate Taskforce on AIDS, the Alliance to Improve Medicare, and Americans for Border and Economic Security. 

Holt has served as a media and communication strategist on three presidential campaigns, most recently working as the national spokesman for Bush-Cheney 2004.  He has also served as a senior advisor to the Republican National Committee.

Holt also enjoys strong ties to Capitol Hill.  He is a former spokesperson for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner.  From 2001 to 2003, Holt served as communications director for then-House Majority Leader Richard Armey, and he previously served as communications director for the House Budget Committee.

Holt has become a trusted political analyst and regularly appears on numerous cable news programs and talk radio shows. He has also been a frequent guest on Fox News “Hannity,” MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” and CNN’s “Larry King Live” and “The Situation Room.”