Joanne Bamberger was one of the first internet voices speaking about the intersection of women and mothers online and political/social activism with her blog, PunditMom.
Joanne is also the author of the Amazon bestselling book Mothers of Intention: How Women & Social Media are Revolutionizing Politics in America, the first book to examine the phenomenon of the rise of women in social media, how they’ve used online tools for change and the uphill battle women still face in the world of politics and activism.
A new media expert and authority on the political involvement of women and mothers, Joanne contributes political commentary and analysis to a variety of outlets, including MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, XM Radio POTUS and more. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and was a regular contributor to Politics Daily and BlogHer.
In 2011, Joanne was nominated for the prestigious Social Media Award by the Women’s Media Center. She’s appeared on numerous top blogger lists, including Working Mother Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Social Media (2011) and BlogHer’s Must-Read Political Blogs by Women. Her blog PunditMom was also a finalist for the best political blog in the 2011 annual Weblog Awards.
Joanne has been featured in More Magazine, Ms. Magazine, the Washington Post, and other national publications. Joanne is a sought after speaker, who has participated in panels at many conferences, including Netroots Nation, Feminist Majority Foundation, EMILY’s List, Activism+Media+Policy Summit, BlogHer, and many other events.
Joanne has advised a variety of political and institutional clients on social media strategy and the role women online can play in advancing agendas.
E-mail Joanne at email@example.com about press availability, speaking & conference appearances, freelance writing and consulting availability or interest in syndicating PunditMom content. Learn more about what Joanne can do for your next conference, political or non-profit campaign, or writing needs at joannebamberger.com.
Joanne is an award-winning broadcast journalist who spent a decade as a radio and television reporter before attending law school. Joanne spent 15 years in private and government practice, including a stint as Deputy Director of Public Affairs at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Joanne is at work on her second book about how women’s friendships shape the political world.