Patrick HynesPresident of Novus Public Affairs

Patrick is the President of Novus Public Affairs.  For more than twenty years, Patrick has created powerful communications and advocacy campaigns for corporate, association, government, and political clients. His ability to identify central themes and messages helps Novus’ client messages stand out in the crowded public arena.

A recognized expert in online communication, Patrick is a frequent speaker and panelist on the topic. He has addressed Harvard Business School, the Museum of Television and Radio, the Robert J. Dole Institute of American Politics at the University of Kansas, and the Public Affairs Council on the power of digital and social media communications.

Patrick is also a well-known political operative. He was an advisor to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.  He also served on many national campaigns including former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty’s Freedom First PAC and Senator John McCain’s 2008 campaign for president. Patrick’s other client work includes Fortune 500 firms and many of the largest industry associations in Washington, D.C.

Patrick is a columnist for the New Hampshire Union Leader and a published author. His other writings have been published in the Financial Times, USA Today, the New York Post, The American Spectator, the Daily Caller, the Washington Times, and Politico, among other venues.

Patrick has appeared as a guest on ABC World News Tonight, Fox News Channel, Good Morning America, CNN Talk Back Live, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, C-SPAN 2′s After Words, and even E!.

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