Eric Burns is a political communications and strategy professional with more than a decade of experience working in local, state and national politics. He also serves in an advisory capacity to Media Matters. He recently left Media Matters where he spent four years, first as Communications Director, then Chief of Staff and finally President. He is starting a political communications consultancy, Bullfight Strategies.
Burns served as the communications director for the House Rules Committee and ranking member Louise Slaughter (D-NY). Prior to that, Burns was the primary spokesman and a senior adviser to Rep. Chris Bell (D-TX). He is a former investment banker.
America's Future Now!
- Memo Listing of Staffing of Media Matters The Washington Post/The Plum Line, January 28, 2011
- Site Listing of Staffing of Media Matters Scrubbed from the Web Way Back Machine, May 23, 2009
- Our Future website: Take Back America 2010 Speakers (accessed on July 12, 2010)