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Alexandra Datig an American political commentator and is the publisher of
Front Page Index.
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Born in Luzern, Switzerland, to an American father in the international arms trade, who was also a combat wounded WW II Veteran and a Swiss-born mother, an haute couture fashion model. Datig moved to the United States with her parents in 1986. A series of traumatic events as a child, teen and adult youth later shaped Datig's focus in her work on public policy and current events.
After many years of working in politics, media and public relations, content creation in print, Television, radio and multi-media, Datig is now editor in chief of the political and current events media resource Front Page Index.
In 2016, Datig campaigned to help elect Donald Trump for President of the United States. In 2011, Datig served as an advisor to the Transition Team for California Attorney General Kamala Harris' subcommittee on Environmental Justice. In 2010 she was instrumental in the defeat of California Proposition 19, The Regulate Control & Tax Cannabis Act. In 2012 campaigning on the side of treatment and intervention reform.
Datig is a strong supporter of the historic measure California Proposition 35, Stop Human Trafficking in California, for which she acted as liaison to secure a unanimous endorsement from the Los Angeles City Council with a motion introduced by Los Angeles Councilwoman Jan Perry, seconded by Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge. Prop. 35 enacts the most sever penalties against child and adult youth sex traffickers, placing them on the state sex offender registry. Prop. 35 also funds training for law enforcement to recognize victims and get him or her into treatment and rehabilitation.
Her campaign experience includes Mayor of Los Angeles, Los Angeles City Council campaigns, supervisory elections, ballot measures, state-wide campaigns, slates, as well as national initiatives and public awareness and information campaigns.
Her experience in media also includes producing over 100 shows of the now nationally syndicated Larry Elder Show, which was the number one show on Live365 global webcasting platform. She also created The Elder Statement blog which gained more than 3 million views in its first year. In 2015 she, sponsored Larry Elder working with the City of Los Angeles and the Hollywood Chamber to secure a nomination for a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Elder.
In the field of public relations, she has organized news conferences on behalf of a number of elected officials and issue campaigns as well as members from the Executive Branch of the White House and the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the U.S. Drug Czar.
Currently, Datig is Director of Finance at an employment and government labor relations law firm in Downtown Los Angeles. Datig also managed a business and real estate litigation firm and a small civil rights law practice headed by a former longtime Assistant Los Angeles City Attorney who specialized in law enforcement litigation, involving police practices and police union negotiations.
She was honored by the Los Angeles City Council for an independent investigation conducted on massive pollution of the L.A. River by the Los Angeles Equestrian Center and served on the Advisory Board for the Coalition for a Drug Free California. She also served on the County of Los Angeles Task Force for Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, helping to develop a nationwide strategy to aid victims of human trafficking.
Datig has an Associates degree in Communications and pursued a Bachelors in Criminal Justice Administration Management. As a licensed real estate agent, she also worked at Sotheby's International Realty, Beverly Hills.
Her work on many critical issues affecting communities today has given Datig the opportunity to work alongside some of the most influential individuals and organizations that are involved with the in-depth issues on drug policy. Organizations include the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP),The Department of Justice, California Narcotics Officers Association (CNOA), Western States Vice Officers Association, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims, Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey and former L.A. D.A. Steve Cooley, former Secretary of Education and U.S. Drug Czar Bill Bennett, Calvina Fay, Executive Director of the Drug Free America Foundation, Dr. Paul Chabot of Chabot Strategies and many others.
As a speaker on drug policy and treatment reform issues, human trafficking, environmental issues and political campaigns she has appeared in print news such as The Los Angeles Times, on TV news and radio talk shows from Geraldo Rivera Live, Bill Bennett's Morning in America, KABC 790 Talk Radio, CBS, NBC, FOX News, CNN, CNN International, HLN's Dr. Drew, America Trends with Dr. Gina Louden, The Daily Ledger, National Review, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, Arizona Politics & Culture, Live! with Dave! Diamond, Russian Television (RT) The Alyona Show, National Swedish Television, Japan TV and others.