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Roger Salazar is founding partner of the Sacramento based political consulting and public affairs firm, Acosta|Salazar LLC. Salazar is a former White House and Gubernatorial communications specialist with a broad scope of media relations, public affairs and crisis communications experience at the national, state, and local levels.
Prior to co-founding Acosta|Salazar, Roger was senior vice president for Porter Novelli in the firm's public affairs practice.
Salazar served as national spokesman for the 2004 Democratic presidential primary campaign of eventual vice-presidential nominee U.S. Senator John Edwards (D-NC) in Raleigh, NC and was a member of the Podium Operations team for the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA. He also served as national spokesman and deputy press secretary for the Gore 2000 Presidential Campaign Committee.
In 2002, Salazar was press secretary for California Governor Gray Davis' successful re-election campaign. He also served as Davis' deputy press secretary in the Governor's office in Sacramento from 2000-2002. From 1994-99, he served in the Clinton Administration in various capacities, including as White House assistant press secretary; assistant press secretary for Vice President Al Gore; and deputy press secretary in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Salazar received his bachelor's degree from the University of Redlands and his master's degree from the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management. He lives in Sacramento with his wife, Katrina, and his two children, Joshua and Alexandra.
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