Harold Johnson

Director of Communications

Sacramento

As PLF’s Communications Director, Harold oversees strategic and tactical media plans to explain, publicize and promote PLF and its litigation nationwide. In both 2006 and 2007, PLF’s Communications Program won gold prizes for excellence in public relations, in the “CAPPIE Awards” competition sponsored by the Sacramento Public Relations Association.

Prior to joining PLF, Harold spent a number of years as a journalist, working on the editorial pages at major publications – including the Orange County Register, the (Denver) Rocky Mountain News, and the Los Angeles Daily News. He wrote unsigned editorials and opinion columns on legislative, legal, business and education issues.  He also served as a West Coast editor for National Review magazine.

He has won journalism awards from the Associated Press, Sigma Delta Chi (Society of Professional Journalists); the Orange County Bar Association; the San Fernando Valley Press Club; and the California Teachers Association.

Mr. Johnson’s opinion articles have appeared in many publications nationwide, including The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business DailyThe Washington Times, and The San Francisco Chronicle.

Harold Johnson is a graduate of Pomona College, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa national scholastic honor society. He holds a masters degree from Oxford University and a law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

As PLF’s Communications Director, Harold oversees strategic and tactical media plans to explain, publicize and promote PLF and its litigation nationwide. In both 2006 and 2007, PLF’s Communications Program won gold prizes for excellence in public relations, in the “CAPPIE Awards” competition sponsored by the Sacramento Public Relations Association.

Prior to joining PLF, Harold spent a number of years as a journalist, working on the editorial pages at major publications – including the Orange County Register, the (Denver) Rocky Mountain News, and the Los Angeles Daily News. He wrote unsigned editorials and opinion columns on legislative, legal, business and education issues.  He also served as a West Coast editor for National Review magazine.

He has won journalism awards from the Associated Press, Sigma Delta Chi (Society of Professional Journalists); the Orange County Bar Association; the San Fernando Valley Press Club; and the California Teachers Association.

Mr. Johnson’s opinion articles have appeared in many publications nationwide, including The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business DailyThe Washington Times, and The San Francisco Chronicle.

Harold Johnson is a graduate of Pomona College, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa national scholastic honor society. He holds a masters degree from Oxford University and a law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

Read less