Team Kivvit

James Martin
James Martin Associate New York

James Martin

James specializes in crisis communications, earned media campaigns, and research driven social media management for government, non-profit and corporate clients. He is committed to executing comprehensive campaigns on all mediums to generate awareness and meet client goals.

Prior to joining Kivvit, James served as Press Secretary for Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) where he was the lead spokesperson throughout New Jersey, New York and Washington D.C. As Press Secretary, James organized weekly press conferences on a variety of issues and played a key role in shaping communications strategies on pandemic response, bipartisanship, infrastructure, economic recovery, and national security.

James received dual degrees in Policy Studies, and Communications and Rhetorical Studies from Syracuse University. Throughout college, James completed internships for Senator Charles Schumer, The Center for Strategic International Studies, the Partnership for Public Service, Madison Square Boys and Girls Club, and T&M Protective Services. Originally from Cresskill New Jersey, James currently resides in Manhattan where you can find him volunteering at the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club, training for Spartan Races, and reading science fiction (the Expanse is his all-time favorite series).