Klink Campaigns, Inc. can help you achieve your goals today...and tomorrow.

Klink Campaigns, Inc. provides our clients with a full range of public affairs and political campaign solutions. We approach every issue with the urgency of a political campaign – a focus on strategic planning and message development, an integration of traditional media and stakeholder engagement tools with state-of-the-art technologies, and, most importantly, seamless execution.

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Klink Campaigns, Inc. is a full-service public affairs and political consulting firm working for clients with issues in California, the United States and worldwide. We work for clients at the highest levels of the business, non-profit and political worlds. We offer clients the following services:



Strategic Planning & Message Development:

Everything starts with comprehensive research, followed by the creation of a written strategic plan with messages that reach and impact their intended targets.

Media Relations:

We know what it takes to not only obtain coverage but also to keep our clients out of the news. We regularly engage reporters, editors, bloggers and columnists on contentious, high profile issues.

Campaign Management:

Whether leading a team of professionals or playing a pre-defined role as part of a group, accountability, responsibility and a focus on measurable results infuse every activity we undertake on our clients’ behalf.

Paid Media & Collateral Material Development:

We develop award winning, visually appealing direct mail, brochures, digital and print advertising campaigns and a host of other materials that get read and move the needle.

Stakeholder Engagement & Coalition Building:

We identify, engage, educate and activate individuals and groups interested in and impacted by our clients’ issues using a variety of traditional and technology-related tools.

Training & Capacity Building:

We provide clients with trainings on a variety of public affairs and campaign-related topics that include:

  • Strategic Planning and Message Development
  • Media Training & Crisis Management
  • Effective Campaign Management/Campaign Toolkit
  • Stakeholder Engagement


Matt Klink
Owner and President

Matt has more than 25 years of experience working on complex, controversial and high-profile issues for public and private sector clients, as well as candidates for elected office. He is an adept communicator, an award-winning writer and a battle-tested public affairs professional with substantial domestic and international experience.

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December 05, 2016

What’s Next? California’s Electoral Behavior

“What’s Next?” interviews one of our favorite principals, California political and public affairs strategist Matt Klink. We asked Matt to share his insights into California’s recent electoral behavior and what it might suggest for the future of business and government regulation in our society.

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April 29, 2016

Ex-Schwarzenegger communications aide Julie Soderlund dies at 38

​Julie Soderlund, a communications specialist who worked for former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carly Fiorina and other Republican causes ​in a career spent largely in Sacramento, died Thursday evening after a nine-month battle with melanoma. She was 38. Soderlund was known at the Capitol as a cheerful, skilled and respected communicator, working in Schwarzenegger’s press office and helping with his political pursuits outside the government.

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April 28, 2016

The Strange Transition from Consultant to Client

Having their name engraved on a firm’s shingle is a career pinnacle that many consultants dream about. So once achieved, why leave? Especially if you’re leaving to take a job with a boss and HR manager to answer to, and procedures to file for vacation time.

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March 31, 2016

A Conversation on the 2016 Presidential Campaign

Join the GW community to hear two GW professors share their expertise and speak about the current state of the 2016 Presidential campaign.The event will feature panelists Dr. Lara Brown, Political Management Program Director and Dan Schnur, lecturer in the Graduate School of Political Management and Director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC. Their discussion will be moderated by Matt Klink, GSPM '95, owner and president of Klink Campaigns, Inc.

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March 02, 2016

GOP legislators voting for taxes? It’s not likely to happen again anytime soon

The simplest messages in politics are usually the most powerful, with a politician on the wrong side of that simplicity scrambling to explain the unexplainable. For California Republicans, the messages don't come any simpler, or potentially devastating on election day, than "no new taxes."

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February 04, 2016

Announcing Ek, Sunkin & Klink

Today, Ek & Sunkin, one of Los Angeles’ most respected and qualified government affairs firms, announced that it added a new partner, Matt Klink, owner of Klink Campaigns, Inc., a public affairs and political consulting firm. The new firm, Ek, Sunkin & Klink, will offer clients a full suite of public affairs, public relations and government advocacy services. The firm will have offices in downtown Los Angeles, San Pedro and Long Beach, and has a professional staff of 11.

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Contact Us

For more information about Klink Campaigns, Inc., to discuss your issue or to find out how we can help, contact us using the information below.

Klink Campaigns, Inc.

P: +1 (310) 283-6267
E: matt@klinkcampaigns.com
Twitter: @mattklink