WASHINGTON, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McBee Strategic Consulting (MSC), LLC, a leading lobbying and strategic communications firm, today announced that Lauren French has left POLITICO to join the firm effective immediately.
French, who helmed the paper's Congress beat, joins the firm's fast-growing communications business as Senior Manager and will lead its new offering, the Press Office, developed for clients looking to leverage the services of a policy-savvy public relations and communications firm on an opportunistic basis.
"We're excited to add Lauren's political and media acumen to the organization," said Eric Bovim, Managing Director and member of the firm's executive committee. "She's had a great run at an impressive news outlet and we are eager to set her loose inside McBee to lead the Press Office offering in addition to helping our DC focused public affairs clients."
French focused on House Democrats and conservative Republicans as well as writing about congressional tax policy and the IRS during her nearly four years at POLITICO. She penned exclusive stories on Speaker Paul Ryan, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and former Speaker John Boehner. French also served as a lead reporter on gripping policy stories such as Trade Promotion Authority, the Iran nuclear agreement and fiscal showdowns between Republican leaders and the House Freedom Caucus.
"I'm thrilled to join McBee at such an exciting time in Washington and politics," said French. "The Press Office will offer clients a unique access point to media, D.C. and the Hill at key points in their advocacy programs, and I'm eager to launch this service."
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