James Nash is the press secretary and primary media contact for the National Governors Association. His job also includes writing and editing policy papers, speeches for NGA leadership, and social media posts, while functioning as a communications strategist for the organization.
A Michigan native and University of Michigan graduate, Nash covered three statehouses as a reporter for newspapers and Bloomberg News: California, Ohio and New Jersey. He also reported on the 2016 presidential campaign for Bloomberg.
He also entered the public sector as the communications director for the Los Angeles city controller’s office.
Nash lives in Washington, D.C.