November 06, 2006

Highest-Paid Campaign Bloggers: Clinton, Kennedy, Santorum

As a follow-up to Beltway Blogroll's post last week about paid in-house bloggers and new media advisors on the campaign trail this cycle, Bill Beutler of Blog P.I. took the time to compile a chart of pro-rated salaries for the bloggers mentioned in the original BB piece.  Beutler breaks down the data several different ways, but here's the top 5 in-house campaign bloggers in terms of salary (reflects Beutler's update):

Blogger/Adviser Payment/Expenditure Candidate Campaign
Peter Daou $60,000 (by way of FOH/HILLPAC) Sen. Hillary Clinton NY SEN incumbent
Michael Brodkorb $55,200 Rep. Mark Kennedy MN SEN open
Mindy Finn $52,800 Sen. Rick Santorum PA SEN incumbent
Luke Bernstein $51,600 Sen. Rick Santorum PA SEN incumbent
Laura Packard $44,400 Sen. Debbie Stabenow MI SEN incumbent

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