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Jim Margolis '78 To Give Free, Public Talk

February 4, 2013

Communications Staff

Jim Margolis at a speaking podium. A line chart is projected on the screen behind him.
Jim Margolis ’78
Photo credit: William Rieter

Jim Margolis ’78 has worked for years at the intersection of politics, advertising, and advocacy on behalf of candidates, foundations, government agencies, and corporate clients. In presidential politics, he led advertising efforts for Barack Obama as part of his core strategic team. He will give a free, public talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 11, in West Lecture Hall of the Oberlin Science Center.

Margolis is president of GMMB, a Washington, D.C.-based strategic marketing and advertising firm. Overseas, he has helped direct political contests in Latin America, Africa, Europe and Asia. Margolis has been recognized nationally and internationally for his work.

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