HERALD-LEADER FRANKFORT BUREAU
FRANKFORT — Jessica Ditto, who has more than 10 years of experience in political and public sector communications, was named Monday communications director and campaign spokesman for Republican gubernatorial nominee Matt Bevin.
“Jessica adds talent and experience to help us get our message out in these critical weeks of the campaign. The voter sentiment is on our side. Jessica will ensure that we face every negative attack and earned media opportunity with discipline and effectiveness,” Bevin said in a release.
“I am excited to join Matt Bevin’s campaign,” said Ditto. “Matt is a strong business leader who will protect our freedoms and create jobs.
“What’s so appealing about Matt is that he solves problems with an open mind and he’s willing to bring opposing views to the table.”
Ditto joins the campaign from the national non-profit organization Connected Nation ,based in Bowling Green.
She has served on various political campaigns including those of former Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Republican U.S. Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma.
Ditto has also held communications posts in the state Republican Party and Fletcher’s office. She is a graduate of Asbury University in Wilmore.
Bevin faces Democrat Jack Conway and independent Drew Curtis of Versailles in the Nov. 3 general election.