He works professionally in digital marketing and online communications, with several years of experience.
Jeff is active in his local community. In his free time, he likes reading, photography, historical tourism, and exploring new technology.
Jeff Quinton: Professional Experience
Jeff Quinton has worked most recently in the public policy arena and at non-profit organizations in the Washington area.
He has worked in communications, both online and traditional. He has worked as a digital director, a director of online communications, a communications coordinator, and an assistant to a communications manager.
Additionally, Quinton worked as the operations assistant a major public opinion polling firm. His communications duties were at a university research lab and two pro-life non-profits. He also has worked in web content and design for state and federal government agencies.
One social media initiative he created and implemented in 2010 was written about by Mashable and The New York Times.
Quinton worked for WLMA Radio in SC in 1995-1996. While there, he covered the 1996 Republican National Convention in San Diego. He also worked for The Andy Thomas Show, a syndicated radio show in South Carolina, in 1998. While there, he was a political reporter covering the 1998 elections.
In 2005, Quinton appeared on MSNBC on a show hosted by Monica Crowley and Ron Reagan. He has also appeared as a guest on talk radio on WBAL, WCRN, WBT, and several online radio shows.
Jeff Quinton has been quoted, linked, or written about by National Journal, The Daily Beast, Slate, NY Daily News, Lifezette, The Drudge Report, The Hotline, The State, The Associated Press, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The Annapolis Capital-Gazette, and various other publications.
He has had original columns or blog posts published at The Georgetown Voice, Wired.com, World Defense Review, and The Daily Beast.
Quinton has been primary blogger at Backcountry Conservative, Inside Charm City, and The Quinton Report. He has also been a contributor at Fanblogs, Sportsblogs, and other sites. He received Best News Blog for Inside Charm City at the Mobbies (presented by The Baltimore Sun) in 2009. He also was aggregating news stories and doing an earlier form of blogging from 1998-2002 at Palmetto Journal, a site covering South Carolina news and politics.
Quinton is a member of the Knights of Columbus and is active in Culture of Life activities for the State Council of Maryland. He has been active in 40 Days for Life in the past as well. He has also raised money in the past for brain tumor research through the Race for Hope and for youth cancer through St. Baldrick’s.