43 min

Ep. 5: The Mark Sanford Story with Joel Sawyer Under Fire

    • Entrepreneurship

In 2009, the South Carolina governor disappeared for six days. The incident and its fallout became one of SC’s biggest political crises to date. In this episode, the Under Fire hosts interview former Governor Mark Sanford’s communications director—Joel Sawyer—to hear the ins and outs of those six days, discuss the media spectacle upon the governor’s return, and get Joel’s main crisis communications takeaways from the situation.

In 2009, the South Carolina governor disappeared for six days. The incident and its fallout became one of SC’s biggest political crises to date. In this episode, the Under Fire hosts interview former Governor Mark Sanford’s communications director—Joel Sawyer—to hear the ins and outs of those six days, discuss the media spectacle upon the governor’s return, and get Joel’s main crisis communications takeaways from the situation.

43 min