Joel Bacon started working at C-SPAN as in intern in the summer of 2013 and has been with the company ever since. He helps lead C-SPAN’s community relations team which seeks to engage students, teachers, civic groups, public officials and those interested in politics to share how C-SPAN’s unfiltered mission and resources can be used as a “Window on Washington” to follow the daily happenings of the Federal government.
 
Since interning, Joel has spent his time at C-SPAN as the receptionist, as a Book TV production assistant, as a traveling C-SPAN representative, and as a producer for C-SPAN’s signature call-in show the Washington Journal.
Joel grew up in an Air-Force family and has lived and traveled all over the map, and although he’s called Capitol Hill home for the last 6 years he recently got married and now lives happily in Northern Virginia.