"The Leadership Institute's hands-on approach was a valuable introduction to the rapid-fire interviews of broadcast journalism. LI gave me some of the tools I needed to adjust to this pressure cooker side of politics"
Rachel Semmel is the Media Relations Director for District Media Group (DMG).
An accomplished communications professional, Rachel brings to DMG more than nine years of experience specializing in media engagement, building out traditional and social media presences, booking broadcast and online media, and spearheading grassroots coalition building.
Previously, she worked for Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ), the House Republican Conference under former Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), and Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI). She served as Communications Director to two primary challengers in the 2014 cycle—both a U.S. Senate primary as well as a U.S. Congressional primary. She most recently was part of a team that launched Conservative Review, where she was the Spokesman.
Rachel is an Indiana native and a graduate of Purdue University.