When a Political Campaign Leads to a Paycheck

seth williams
seth williams

What kind of person can make the successful jump from another career into the wild-and-woolly world of political campaigns? Almost anyone, says John Philips, CEO of Aristotle, Inc, a Washington DC-based political consulting firm.

Phillips says that people typically join political campaigns for one of three reasons: they're committed to the candidate and the issues, they're committed to the party, or they just love the democratic process.

For Tasha Jamerson, a former television reporter in Philadelphia, it was the first reason.