Carter Eskew

Washington, D.C.

Education: Yale University, BA in history; Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, MA in Journalism

Carter Eskew is a founder of the Glover Park Group who oversees the firm’s branding, corporate reputation and creative services groups. He is interested in pushing the firm’s adaptation to a rapidly changing media landscape while preserving its emphasis on strategy and creativity. Before forming GPG in 2001, Carter worked as a political media consultant and corporate strategist. Highlights of that phase of his career include running the message and advertising team for Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign. He was an Opinions contributor until 2019.
Latest from Carter Eskew

Finding Democrats who spark joy

The field is cluttered. Which candidates do we keep, and which do we throw away?

January 25, 2019

The hermit-in-chief

At the next U.S.-North Korea summit, the leader of one reclusive state may meet with another.

January 18, 2019

Preseason is over for Beto O’Rourke

It's time for him to enter the big leagues.

January 17, 2019

Free airtime for Trump? Not so fast.

TV networks don't have to hand Trump the airwaves. They should place conditions on any broadcast.

January 7, 2019

An early tip sheet for 2020 Democrats

As 2020 announcements begin, potential candidates will have to fight immediately to represent their wing of the party.

December 31, 2018

A lesson for Pelosi and Schumer: Never wrestle with a pig

The president only wants to make his Democratic opponents look as bad as he does.

December 26, 2018

Democrats missed an opportunity in the Oval Office

The next time they tangle with President Trump in person, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Charles E. Schumer can play it smarter.

December 12, 2018

The end of Trump

How the era of Trump will end.

November 19, 2018

The Florida fraud redux

How the Florida vote recounts look for democracy.

November 12, 2018

Buck up, Democrats

One day after historic midterms, Democrats should count their victories as they look ahead to 2020.

November 7, 2018