Justin Germany | The Artistic Side of Politics

Welcome back to Campaign War Stories, where we delve into the multifaceted world of politics and campaigns. In this captivating episode, we’re thrilled to have Justin Germany join us as our special guest.

🎨  A Creative Visionary: Justin Germany is a man of many talents, but his creative spirit truly sets him apart. Not only is he known for crafting some of the most compelling political ads, but he also unleashes his artistic prowess as The Artist JGG, exploring the realms of pop art and reimagining beloved pop culture icons.

🚴  Endurance Enthusiast: Beyond the world of art and politics, Justin harbors a deep passion for endurance cycling, and we dive into what fuels this exhilarating pursuit.

🪄  Balancing Act: We explore the delicate balance between Justin’s artistic inclinations and his transition from ad guru to painter.

🇺🇸 McCain Campaign Chronicles: Justin takes us on a journey through his experiences working on the McCain for President campaigns.

🌟 A Start at Campaign Solutions: Justin’s remarkable journey began at Campaign Solutions under the guidance of the incredible Becki Donatelli, and he shares the invaluable lessons he learned during this formative period.

Join us for an engaging conversation that delves into the world of art, endurance, politics, and the vibrant tapestry of Justin Germany’s life and career. 🖼️🚴‍♂️🎙️ 

Even in an industry that has been democratized by new technology, Justin is still the rare creative Maverick who not only has the skills to produce, write and direct – but is an artist who can shoot and edit as well. Over the years he has produced and edited thousands of web videos and TV ads.

Previously, Justin was a founder of CRAFT Media Digital – a full service political advertising and public affairs agency, where he led the creative practice. 

Germany cut his teeth in Presidential politics, serving as Director of Online Media for the McCain 2008 Presidential campaign.  Producing numerous TV ads and web videos, including “The One” which New York Magazine named the best ad of the entire 2008 campaign. 

In 2004, he served on the Bush-Cheney ’04 re-election campaign as the videographer and web video editor, filming the President in a cinema verite style as he campaigned across the country.

Justin’s work has been written about in the New York Times, Details Magazine, New York Magazine, Time Magazine, the Weekly Standard and many more. In 2007 he was named a Rising Star by Campaigns and Elections magazine.

In his spare time – Justin is a pop art painter – known as “The Artist JGG”. 



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