Tuesday, November 13, 2012
President and Publisher
Poppy MacDonald is the publisher and president of National Journal. Before her most recent promotion, MacDonald served as National Journal’s chief revenue officer, responsible for the business development, marketing, operations and growth strategy of National Journal’s print and digital advertising, underwritten live events, and National Journal Membership. MacDonald started at National Journal in 2011 as vice president of membership, where she converted the publication’s individual subscription model to a membership. MacDonald joined National Journal from Politico, where she served as Politico Pro’s executive director of business development. MacDonald worked at Gallup Inc., where over her four-year tenure she launched the World Poll and led the health care practice and worked for another David Bradley entity, consulting with hospitals and health systems as a director at The Advisory Board Company. MacDonald began her career serving members of Congress representing her Pacific Northwest hometown on both the Senate and House sides of Capitol Hill.