JOSHUA W. JONES is an award-winning public relations and public affairs practitioner. In his capacity as the principal of Halifax Strategies and senior advisor to September Group LLC, he has provided strategic counsel to some of the world's leading corporations, political candidates and associations. Having consulted for more than 450 clients, his extensive experience in advocacy, management and communications has translated into victories across the country. From writing presidential speeches to preparing C-suite presentations for shareholders, Jones has extensive experience in taking organizations to the next level.

During the George W. Bush administration, Jones served as a site lead for the White House Office of Presidential Advance, where he was responsible for planning, organizing and executing presidential events.

Jones has appeared on broadcast news networks, including NBC and ABC, and his work has been featured on cable news networks across the country. He has appeared in more than 50 print publications and is a frequent guest on syndicated talk radio. Jones received a dual degree in public relations and political science and an MBA from the University of Georgia, where he was named among the institution's "40 Under 40" in 2017.


In 2019, the State YMCA of Georgia recognized Jones as a distinguished alumnus. He currently resides in Atlanta.



American Association of Political Consultants

Public Relations Society of America

Public Relations Society of Georgia

Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce

Atlanta High Museum of Art, Young Professional

Bush-Cheney Alumni Association

University of Georgia President’s Club, Member

University of Georgia Heritage Society, Member

University of Georgia, School of Public and International Affairs,
Board of Visitors

University of Georgia Young Alumni Leadership Council

Buckhead Business Association

Global Paint for Charity, Board of Directors

2014 UGA Bulldog 100 (Rank 65)

2016 UGA Bulldog 100 (Rank 10)

2017 University of Georgia 40 Under 40

2019 Distinguished Alumni Award, State YMCA

of Georgia , Center for Civic Engagement