LUNA+EISENLA media, LLC is a strategic media communications company aimed at tackling the leading policy and political issues of the day. With over twenty-five years of combined experience, Brad Luna and Kristofer Eisenla are seasoned professionals with extensive careers in communications and media relations. While Brad has significant experience in developing advocacy and communications campaigns for progressive policy issues and organizations, Kristofer comes with an active and extensive rolodex of relationships with mainstream, specialized and trade media. LUNA+EISENLA media leverages its diverse set of capabilities and experiences to achieve results for clients.
Brad and Kristofer specialize in raising client and policy profiles while using their enhanced position to influence the national debate through aggressive media relations. Their 360-degree approach to communications is a personalized and individualized experience from start to finish. From meeting with clients to executing strategic plans designed to achieve results, Brad and Kristofer are both actively engaged in every aspect of a client’s project.
Brad Luna has worked to raise the visibility and shape coverage of high-profile issues in the media for over a decade. From working on Capitol Hill and managing top-tier, multi-million dollar political campaigns for the U.S. Senate and House to serving as the Director of Communications for the Human Rights Campaign, Brad has become a strong resource for political and issue-based communications. Coupled with his advocacy campaign experience, he has an unmatched depth of connections and experience which he has leveraged on behalf of clients including: Servicewomen’s Action Network; The World AIDS Institute and the Timothy Ray Brown Foundation; the Tar Sands Action Network; Tufts University’s Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement.
Brad’s work during the XXIII International AIDS Conference was recognized as a finalist for PR Daily’s “2012 Media Relations Awards” for Best Issue/Cause Advocacy Campaign. In addition, he guest lecture’s at The George Washington University in the areas of political communications and campaign and message development.
Kristofer Eisenla has extensive experience in providing communications and media relations counsel to a wide range of government, campaign, non-profit and corporate entities. From managing communication shops on presidential and senatorial campaigns to developing message strategy for Members of Congress to implementing communications plans for America’s top CEOs, Kristofer understands the evolving media landscape.
Prior to this LUNA+EISENLA media, Kristofer was a Vice President at Widmeyer Communications, a public affairs and media relations firm in Washington, D.C and New York. He has supported a diverse set of clients and their projects from education to small business to energy. He has led media campaigns for both the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Pool Safely campaign and the National Association for the Self-Employed. He has also provided media counsel to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Pearson Education, the National Center for Education and the Economy, the Data Quality Campaign, Cartoon Network, and the American Energy Innovation Council.
Kristofer’s background also includes serving as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for U.S. Representative Diana DeGette of Colorado, where he managed a staff of 16 in Washington and Denver, as well as overseeing public policy and political messaging and communications activities. Prior to his work with the Congresswoman, he was the Director of Communications for U.S. Representative Sander Levin of Michigan, where he was also responsible for message strategy and communications. Kristofer was awarded the Bronze Anvil by the Public Relations Society of America for the writing and placement of an op-ed in Roll Call, a Washington, DC-focused policy publication. In addition, he has published pieces on the Huffington Post, the Advocate and other publications. In addition, Kristofer guest lecture’s at The George Washington University in the areas of political communications and campaign and message development.
LUNA+EISENLA media not only helps achieve goals by developing a strategy, but aggressively executes it to make a lasting impact in the news cycle to secure change around your organization’s issues and priorities. Plans are not built to sit on desks; they are intended to be implemented from beginning to end.
They have experience in the following issues areas: small business; economics; education; transportation and infrastructure; energy and environment; tax reform; politics; social justice; and health care.
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