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Jon Hukill

Jon Hukill

Communications Director

Data Center Coalition


Jon Hukill is a seasoned communicator, strategist, and leader with 15 years of experience in communications, journalism, politics, and public policy.

During his career, Jon has helped trade associations and membership organizations communicate more effectively as they seek to increase public awareness, convince elected officials, and influence policy at the state and national levels. 

Jon has spent the past seven years as a team leader at two D.C.-area public relations/public affairs firms. His expertise includes developing strategic earned media and thought leadership campaigns, serving as a crisis communicator during challenging media situations, and providing media coaching to client spokespeople. His clients have included trade associations, including Data Center Coalition, nonprofit organizations, universities, local governments, and Fortune 10 companies.

Previously, Jon spent three years as executive editor of Sayfie Media, a respected media organization that covered state politics and policy news in four states. As the organization’s top editor, Jon was responsible for managing teams that produced the award-winning Sayfie Review websites year-round, including during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Jon started his career as campaign manager and spokesperson for several state legislative campaigns on both sides of the aisle; he also advised state PACs and trade associations on their policy communications. He also led marketing and communications efforts for a startup tech company. Jon holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Penn State.

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