Senior Vice President
Jake Sporn is a Senior Vice President who manages public affairs campaigns in Tusk’s New York practice, with a focus on political, media, and legislative strategy. With over a decade of experience in media, government and politics to our team, Jake has led campaigns to secure impactful legislative and regulatory victories for Tusk clients including Latch, Bird Scooters, NYCLASS, the Education Equity Campaign and more.
As a seasoned political media operative, he has ghostwritten and placed editorials for prominent elected officials, advocates, celebrities and stakeholders that have been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, the NY Daily News, the NY Post, Insider, Fast Company and the Hill.
In 2021, Jake served as Press Secretary to Andrew Yang during the NYC Mayoral race, where he developed and executed the campaign’s ‘suck up all the oxygen’ media strategy while overseeing nearly 150 press conferences and media availabilities, and sending out over 300 media releases in just six months. Prior to Tusk, Jake served as Communications and Policy Director for NYC Councilman Mark Levine where he worked on a diverse range of transportation, housing, healthcare and urban policy issues. He also executed a national media campaign highlighting the City’s first-in-the-nation “Right to Counsel” law, which guarantees legal representation for tenants fighting eviction in housing court.
Before joining City Hall, Jake worked in the NYS Assembly, the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs & Worker Protection, and advised the campaigns of several candidates for federal, state and local office. He received his degree in Economics and Political Science from Fordham University’s College at Rose Hill.