(Syracuse, NY) The Hawkins/Walker campaign has announced Virginia Rodino as Press Secretary for the Green Party’s presidential campaign. This follows the recent passing of Press Secretary Kevin Zeese.

“I’ve known Virginia since she was earning her PhD in communications at Syracuse University in my hometown before she did press work for the Nader campaign in 2004. I can’t think of a better person for the job,” Howie Hawkins said.

Rodino has a background in public relations and is co-chair of the Maryland Green Party. In 2004, Rodino served as Deputy Press Secretary to the Ralph Nader/Peter Camejo presidential campaign while Zeese was the campaign’s Press Secretary and Spokesperson. Rodino has held several positions including in academia and as communications specialist for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

“I’m honored to follow in the footsteps of my friend Kevin Zeese,” said Rodino, “I am pleased to join Howie and Angela’s team. This is a continuation of my decades long work to build a party for the people.”

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