Christopher Barron is President of Right Turn Strategies. Before founding RTS, he was Director of Communications at Van Scoyoc Associates, served as the Director of Communications Practice at McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies, was President of CapSouth Consulting – a full-service communications firm – and was the co-founder and Chairman of the Board of GOProud. During the most recent campaign cycle, Barron was a media surrogate for the Trump campaign and the organizer of LGBT for Trump.
Barron is a contributor to The Hill, is a regular on the Kennedy Show on the FOX Business Channel and Unfiltered on Head Line News, and was a previous contributor to Breitbart News, The Guardian and the Daily Caller.
Barron has also served as a press representative for former Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH), former Rep. Charlie Bass (R-NH), and former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA).
Barron is a communications specialist with a successful history of communicating complex issues to conservative audiences. He has worked with a wide range of clients and represented individuals and interests across the political spectrum. Barron provides clients with comprehensive communications, government affairs, public relations, and media relations services. His previous client list includes trade associations, businesses, individuals, state and national political organizations and interest groups, as well as candidates and elected officials on the local, state, and federal level.
Barron has helped to create media and public relations strategies for clients on a wide range of issues. His efforts and expertise allowed clients to position themselves effectively on the inside and outside of key policy discussions. Barron has assisted clients with brand development, issue messaging and message amplification, media content, media placement, crisis communication strategies, and much more.
In addition to his work for a variety of clients, Barron has an extensive personal resume of media appearances. He has appeared, as well as placed clients, on numerous national and local television channels, including MSNBC, NBC, CBS, CNN, CNN Headline News, Fox News, Fox Business, and ABC News. Similarly, Barron has appeared, as well as placed pieces for his clients, in numerous print mediums nationwide, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, The Dallas Morning News, San Francisco Chronicle, and The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Barron has also appeared, as well as secured appearances for his clients, on a wide variety of national, regional, and local radio outlets.
Barron graduated with honors from the Wake Forest University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from East Carolina University.