In “Behind the stage Pass: The Millennials Shaping the Primaries,” Bustle interviews twenty-year-olds on the battle field. To peruse other off-stage, on-the-record stories, click here. Next up: Isabel Aldunate, Vice President Biden’s agent executive of vital correspondences and Hispanic media press secretary.

In March 2019, Isabel Aldunate was filling in as the delegate national press secretary for Sen. Toss Schumer. At the point when a head of staff for a congressman contacted the Maryland local about a vacant position, she went to meet — however was later told the job had changed. She was currently overqualified. “He asked me, ‘Else’s thought process?’ and I revealed to him I’d love to deal with a presidential [campaign],” Aldunate says.

He came through: Shortly after, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County alum scored a telephone meet with an individual from Vice President Joe Biden’s crusade. Presently, Aldunate, 26, has a double job in the group: She’s both the appointee chief of key correspondences and the Hispanic media press secretary. Here, she mentions to Bustle what it resembles to shuffle two occupations without a moment’s delay.

Isabel Aldunate

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Would you be able to disclose your business to me?

I wear two caps. In substitute correspondences, I get our proxies [high-profile individuals who stump for the candidate] and endorsers in print, on radio, or on TV. I additionally compose public statements, opinion piece, ideas, and proclamations. On the Hispanic media side, I manage requests from outlets like Univision and Telemundo, or any of the national outlets, for example, the New York Times, [when] they need to [cover] anything in the Latino space.


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