Director of Media Affairs & Surrogates, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Associate Director of Communications, Axios


Molly Mitchell is a director at Hamilton Place Strategies advising clients on strategic communications, brand awareness, and media relations.

Molly joins HPS from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), where she served as the Director of Media Affairs and Surrogates during the 2018 cycle in which Democrats picked up a net gain of 40 seats in the House. In that role, she led the DCCC’s national TV outreach, developed messaging for high-level surrogates, and served as an on-the-record spokesperson.

Prior to the DCCC, Molly managed Axios’ public relations efforts during its inaugural year, helping make the outlet into a staple news source within the Beltway and beyond. She also has experience in news production at both NBC and ABC News.

Originally from the western suburbs of Chicago, Molly is a graduate of Georgetown University and currently resides in Washington, D.C.