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Colony Group Media (CGM) is a full-service media booking company focused primarily on securing TV and radio media placements for organizations, campaigns, high-profile thought leaders, policymakers, and candidates looking to have their message reach the right audience through a variety of targeted media platforms.


When it comes to securing media placements the strength of this company is found in our results. Colony Group Media is different from the rest because of our results and our relationships. Founded based on the organizational model of a bee colony, we work hard, and efficiently, and produce sweet results for clients under the expert leadership of Johanna Persing.


Through our proprietary list of media insiders, we have proudly secured media placements for some of the most well-known names in the political, corporate, and policy world including business, grassroots, and civic leaders.  CGM values the importance of being strategically diverse in messaging and has worked with the leading media outlets catering to business, sports, women and moms, veterans and military, Hispanic, African American, Native American, and Asian audiences. 

The Colony comprises a growing network of media executives, producers, and bookers who know the quality of guests CGM represents. No outlet is too big or too small because we believe in securing you on the best media platform for your voice.

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Johanna Persing is the founder of Colony Group Media. She is a highly regarded strategic communications leader with over a decade of experience working at the highest levels on political campaigns and on Capitol Hill. Most recently, Johanna served as the Deputy Communications Director for the Republican National Committee, building and overseeing the most robust booking and surrogate operation team in Republican Party history. Throughout her impressive career, she has worked to secure prime media placements for presidential candidates, members of Congress, Governors, corporate and think tank leaders, high-profile surrogates, policy experts, social media influencers, and small business owners worldwide. 


Johanna has built a reputation as the go-to person for media booking on top-rated media platforms having the distinct pleasure of booking high-profile guests on every major network and cable news channel in America and the United Kingdom. Her coveted and proprietary list of media executives, producers, directors, hosts, editors, and bookers reaches far beyond cable television. Johanna has booked hundreds of nationally syndicated and local radio programs and digital outlets, including those catered to minority audiences.


Under her bold leadership at the Republican National Committee (RNC), Johanna took the RNC Media Affairs operation to new heights! During the 2020 presidential cycle alone, she oversaw a team that resulted in over 25,000 interviews - nearly FIVE TIMES more interviews booked than during the previous campaign cycles.  Johanna prides herself on thinking outside the box and building relationships across the aisle and with hundreds of geographically, racially, and politically diverse surrogates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. 


She has orchestrated multimillion-dollar strategic media plans and complex national booking efforts for some of the most highly visible events such as the confirmation hearings of three U.S. Supreme Court Justices.


Johanna is a Pennsylvania native and a graduate of Gettysburg College and spent time at the American University in Cairo.

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