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Christopher Talgo

Chris Talgo is marketing coordinator for The Heartland Institute

Chris Talgo joined The Heartland Institute in August 2017. As marketing coordinator, he is responsible for a variety of tasks related to promoting Heartland’s events and publications. Talgo hosts podcasts, writes articles, manages social media, and leads the monthly conference call for Heartland’s Center for Constitutional Reform. He edits reports and newsletters for the marketing department, as well as maintaining Heartland’s store inventory and marketing calendar.

Prior to working at The Heartland Institute, Talgo taught U.S. history and American government for five years in Bluffton, South Carolina. He served on the Town of Bluffton Accommodations Tax Committee and was elected precinct delegate for his voting district. He is an avid reader of history and social science. He enjoys watching and playing sports and competes in 5k and 10k runs. 

Recent Articles and Publications

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April 25, 2018
By Christopher Talgo, Lennie Jarratt
So have Republicans learned from the Obamacare debacle?  Is the swamp being drained?  Unfortunately, no.
April 20, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has unquestionably been the most effective official in President Donald Trump’s administration.
April 20, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
On March 9, 2010, Democratic Party speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said, "We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it."
April 11, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is considering a proposal to charge vehicles entering Manhattan

2016 By the Numbers

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82% of state elected officials read Heartland publications
of state elected officials read one or more Heartland newspapers "sometimes" or "always."
45% of elected officials say Heartland led to a change in policy
of state elected officials say a Heartland publication influenced their opinions or led to a change in public policy.
“The Heartland Institute [is] the world’s most prominent thinktank supporting skepticism about man-made climate change.”
The Economist
May 26, 2012
2.4 Million
the number of times Heartland's six podcasts were downloaded in 2017
184 issues
of weekly e-newsletters sent to subscribers across the country
91 events
that Heartland hosted, attended, or spoke at, reaching 14,711 guests
100,000 fans
on Facebook posting and reposting over 1 million times a week