Jess McCarron combines her passion for nature with her policy expertise to advise communications strategy for a variety of clients with a focus in food, agriculture, conservation, and other issue areas. Drawing from her 10+ years of experience as a trusted advisor and spokesperson to senior leadership in government and nonprofits, Jess takes a creative approach to storytelling and problem-solving to help clients break through and shape the conversation around high-profile issues.
Prior to joining Signal, Jess served as Press Secretary and Strategic Communications Advisor for the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. She advised the Committee during the 2018 Farm Bill, where she led communications strategies to build bipartisan support for climate-smart agriculture, food assistance, clean energy, forestry, land and water conservation, and more.
Before her work on Capitol Hill, Jess was an Obama Administration appointee at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving as Deputy Press Secretary to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.