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Jonah Bryson is an experienced political communications strategist, currently serving a Press Secretary and on-the-record spokesperson for the national president of the NAACP, the head of the America’s oldest civil rights organization. Previously, he managed PR for Martin Luther King III, son of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and traveled with the King family as their photographer.

In 2018, Bryson directed a Miami-based musical production with students who survived the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. Released by People Magazine on the eve of the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, it hit #1 on Rolling Stone's trending list. It was backed by various notable people including Sir Paul McCartney, Congressmen John Lewis, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore.

While working with the King family, Bryson directed and produced their 2020 filmed address live from the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. On April 4th 2020, the day of Dr. King's 1968 assassination, it was released by NBC News. Bryson also composed the orchestral score featured in the production.

Later that year, he directed and shot an NAACP ad voiced by Morgan Freeman encouraging Americans to vote. It first aired on MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show ahead of the presidential election.

In December 2021, Bryson delivered a speech at the PR News Media Relations conference. He spoke about designing, delivering and circulating newsworthy soundbites that make positive headlines and advance your vision, mission and brand. He then hosted a workshop with Georgetown Professor Matt Charles and Clyde Group VP Geoff Vetter involving audience members.

At the NAACP, Bryson focuses on developing and executing national press and media strategies on voting rights, student debt cancelation, police reform and other pressing issues. His work has been positively featured on CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, NBC, ABC, CBS, Axios, Politico and other outlets.

Aside from politics, Bryson enjoys scuba diving, exploring our planet’s deep blue oceans. In 2018, Bryson joined Fabien Cousteau, Jacques Cousteau’s grandson, on a filmed expedition that both Bryson and Cousteau directed. While working together between 2016 and 2019, Bryson and Cousteau worked together to shine a spotlight on climate change and ocean acidification.