Dave R. Jacobson

Co-Founder of Jacobson & Zilber Strategies, Political Analyst based in Los Angeles, California.

Dave Jacobson has an extensive background in political campaign management, public relations, and strategic communications. A seasoned Democratic Strategist, Media and Communications Consultant, he has worked on over 100 local, state and federal candidate and ballot measure campaigns all across California and throughout the United States. As a Political Analyst, Jacobson is a frequent guest commentator on CNN Newsroom, CNN International, CNBC, FOX News Channel, FOX Los Angeles, and CBS Los Angeles radio where he weighs in and analyzes major national political news. He also writes regularly as a guest opinion columnist in the Los Angeles Daily News, Orange County Register, Torrance Daily Breeze, and the Riverside Press-Enterprise newspapers, and is an official blogger for The Huffington Post. In 2016, Jacobson, along with his company partner, Maclen Zilber, co- founded Jacobson & Zilber Strategies (J&Z), one of California’s top strategic communications and political consulting firms. The firm specializes in paid media ranging from producing cutting-edge, attention-grabbing and compelling television, radio and online digital ads as well as direct mail, along with traditional communications, public relations and campaign management services. As one of the firm’s partners, Jacobson’s portfolio ranges from representing clients who are running for statewide political office to those running for Congress, as well as progressive organizations and more. For a full list of the firm’s clients, please visit