Macon Phillips formerly served as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Digital Strategy at The White House. As the Director of Digital Strategy, Phillips developed and managed the Obama Administration's online program, including WhiteHouse.gov.
Prior to the White House, Phillips ran the new media program for the Presidential Transition Team (Change.gov) and served as the Deputy Director of the Obama campaign's new media department (BarackObama.com).
Before the campaign, Phillips led Blue State Digital's strategy practice, working with clients like the Democratic National Committee and Senator Ted Kennedy. A proud AmeriCorps VISTA alum, the Huntsville, Alabama native is a graduate of Duke University.
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Macon Phillips's Posts
- March 13, 2011 at 6:52 PM EDT
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has released an overview of the United States' reponse in support of our friends in Japan. For information on how you can help directly, USAID has pulled together options for donating to support the response effort.
- March 9, 2011 at 10:04 AM EDT
President Obama and the First Lady talk about bullying and the growing movement, led by young people, to make our communities places where young people can thrive.
- February 22, 2011 at 4:15 PM EDT
The Department of Health and Human Services launched a new facebook page that contains step-by-step instructions on how young adults can stay on their parents’ plan and features a video with Kalpen Modi, Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.
- February 12, 2011 at 4:47 PM EDT
The White House has released a statement from National Security Advisor Tom Donilon on Iran.
- February 7, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT
Advise the Advisor is your direct line to senior staff at the White House. Senior Advisor David Plouffe kicks of the series with a new video. Learn how you can get involved.
- January 25, 2011 at 7:00 AM EDT
Ever wanted to know how President Obama tackles a speech like his State of the Union address? Our latest Inside the White House feature takes you into the West Wing offices of Jon Favreau, a longtime speechwriting aide to the President, and Senior Advisor David Axelrod to get a rare glimpse at how the process works -- and what the President is thinking.
- January 24, 2011 at 1:13 PM EDT
We're putting the finishing touches on a new feature for WhiteHouse.gov that will offer an enhanced viewer experience for President Obama's State of the Union address.
- October 28, 2010 at 6:27 PM EDT
Most people who have watched a daily press briefing from the White House Press Secretary have probably thought at one time or another “I’d like to ask the White House a question!”
Well, here's your chance!
- July 28, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT
This isn’t your ordinary website demo. Watch President Obama walk through HealthCare.gov.
- July 2, 2010 at 7:26 PM EDT
HealthCare.gov, the new consumer-oriented portal for health insurance coverage information, went live yesterday. But it’s just getting started.