Joanne Bamberger

Joanne Bamberger is a recovering attorney, writer, political analyst and... read more

Joanne Bamberger


Joanne Bamberger is a recovering attorney, writer, political analyst and political/media consultant living in the shadow of the nation’s capital.  She used to be known around the blogosphere as PunditMom!  Joanne's book is Mothers of Intention: How Women & Social Media are Revolutionizing Politics in America (an bestseller). Joanne is also a freelance writer and former op-ed columnist for The Washington Examiner. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications including The Washington Post, Arrive Magazine, Legal Times, Washingtonian Magazine, and many others.

Joanne is a new media expert and authority on political involvement of women and mothers. Her political commentary has appeared on CNN, Fox News, Good Morning America, BBC Radio, NPR, Al Jazeera English & XM Radio POTUS, among others. 

Joanne speaks frequently at conferences and to private groups about the growing influence of women/mothers in politics and social media.  She has presented and participated in panels at Netroots Nation, the Feminist Majority Foundation, EMILY’s List, BlogHer, Fem 2.0, Mom 2.0 Summit, Type-A Mom Conference, WAM! 2009, the Women’s Media Center, Yahoo!’s Motherboard Summit, and others.  Upcoming conference appearances include Netroots Nation ‘10, BlogHer ‘10, Activism, Media & Politics Summit, and Blogalicious ‘10.  Joanne is a former contributing editor for News & Politics at BlogHer.

Joanne was nominee for the 2011 Social Media Award from the Women's Media Center and was named as one of the "Most Powerful Moms in Social Media" by Working Mother Magazine.

She recently received the 2013 Campaign Tech Award for Advocacy Innovation. E-mail Joanne at about press availability, speaking & conference appearances, freelance writing and consulting availability or interest in syndicating her content.