Nate Hitchings

Nate Hitchings manages communications and media relations strategy for a wide range of political advocacy projects within SKDK’s D.C. public affairs practice. Since joining the firm as a director, he has helped drive campaigns dedicated to tackling the climate crisis, passing anti-poverty and anti-hunger legislation, and uniting progressive coalitions around landmark cases before the Supreme Court. 

Before SKDK, Nate served as a communications director under former House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) at Waxman Strategies. There, he provided policy messaging expertise and government relations support for mission-driven Beltway organizations, nonprofits, and corporate clients. He also brings extensive crisis management experience from time spent working within FTI Consulting’s public affairs, government relations, global risk, and investigations practices. 

Originally from Massachusetts, Nate earned 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.