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NJ Brings On Comm Director

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Taylor West joins National Journal Group as the new communications director.

She’ll handle media relations for all NJ publications, including National Journal, The Hotline, Congress Daily, the Almanac of American Politics, National Journal LIVE and Global Security Newswire.

Her past: West comes from New Partners, Inc., a Washington-based public affairs consulting firm. She represented a wide range of clients. She was communications director on the 2008 Senate campaign of Mark Udall (D-Colo.), then a House member. She was also spokeswoman for Sen. Chris Dodd’s (D-Conn.) 2007 Iowa Caucus campaign.

West begins on August 9.

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