Nate Hitchings

Nate Hitchings serves as a director at SKDK, managing political communications projects across a wide variety of public affairs client accounts.

Prior to joining the firm, Nate served as a communications director under former House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) at Waxman Strategies, providing unique policy messaging expertise and government relations support for progressive organizations and issue advocacy campaigns. He holds extensive crisis communications experience from time spent working within FTI Consulting’s Public Affairs, Government Relations, Global Risk, and Investigations practices. Before that, Nate interned for various prominent public officials and partisan groups, including with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s national press office and at the Massachusetts Democratic Party.

Originally from Massachusetts, Nate holds a master’s degree in Politics and Communication from the London School of Economics and graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a bachelor’s degree in Government and Politics.