Experience

Freelance Writer/Blogger/Videographer (2005-present)
Writer + Reporter covering the State House in Trenton.
Pioneered the New Media landscape as first credentialed State House
blogger in the country.
Acted as a one-man production crew feeding steady streams of video, audio, photos.

Suburban Field Director (2009)
Jon Corzine for NJ Governor.
Organized campaign events and worked closely with the State
campaign managing budget.
Ran a daily GOTV canvass program.
Enforced campaign and election laws and regulations.

New Media Director (2008)
John Adler for US Congress.
Used Social Networking tools to promote Congressional candidate.
Created all New Media content for YouTube, Facebook and candidate website.  Coordinated messaging with the finance and field operations to target specific demographic segment via email, Web, and direct mail.

Blogger in Chief (April-June 2008)
Rob Andrews for US Senate
Blogger and videographer for U.S. Senate primary contest.
Used Digital Media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to promote candidate and campaign.

Celebration Sunday in Pennsylvania: With Stroke of a Pen, Governor Creates 24th MMJ State

Leafly is the biggest marijuana website in the world. I’m happy to report for them from Harrisburg, where PA just became the 24th state in the land to legalize medical marijuana. Quite literally almost have way there. Amazing!  

Recognition for our International Efforts. Dec 2016

(HOBOKEN, NJ)–Assemblymen Tim Eustace (l) and Reed Gusciora (r) honored our work bringing Equal Marriage to Ireland. Lassiter Consulting’s second international foray brought great success and satisfaction and we helped the YES campaign score an historic election when Ireland voted 2:1 to legalize marriage for gays and lesbians.

Working to Bring Medical Marijuana to PA

(September 25,2014)–PA Voters have a choice this November. And if you care about sick people, the choice seems rather obvious.

10 Bold Jersey Political Predictions (that might come back to haunt me.)

(Trenton, NJ) —  On September 23, 2015 I shall dig this up and eat whatever crow I’ve got coming, but in the meantime only a listicle can contain my brazen prescience.  So let’s get right to it! 10. Chris Christie will leave office within six months.  It won’t be Bridgegate that convinces the Governor to “pull-a-Palin”Continue Reading

PA Gov Candidate views on Medical Marijuana. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact :Jay Lassiter 856-236-7199   PA GOV TOM CORBETT OPPOSES MEDICAL MARIJUANA. HIS OPPONENT TOM WOLF INDICATES SUPPORT.  IN NEW WEB ADS, PRO-CANNABIS ORGS HIGHLIGHT THE STARK DIFFERENCE. Video 1, “My Daughter” runs 30 seconds. Video 2, “Our Grandchildren Have Suffered Enough” runs 60 seconds Video 3, “All could benefit from Medical Marijuana” runs 55Continue Reading

Critic blasts NJ’s medical marijuana program [AUDIO]

June 30, 2014 7:00 AM By Kevin McArdle 101.5: On the heels of reports earlier this month that there’s a lack of demand for New Jersey’s medical marijuana program, Gov. Chris Christie said medical marijuana is just a front for legalized pot. On the June edition of Townsquare Media’s ‘Ask The Governor’ program Christie said he would not permitContinue Reading