Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy isn’t settling for invitations onto reveals hosted by conservative media personalities to advertise his presidential marketing campaign. He’s inviting them onto his.
On Tuesday, the Republican presidential candidate will roll out what his marketing campaign dubbed the second season of his podcast, titled “The Fact with Vivek Ramaswamy.”
All through the marketing campaign, Ramaswamy has embraced a flood-the-zone media technique, pushing for appearances on cable information networks and saying sure to just about each media invite, irrespective of how controversial.
His podcast flips the formulation, with Ramaswamy serving because the host, questioning a roster of well-known conservative figures. The primary visitors for this season of the podcast embody John Schnatter, the founding father of Papa John’s pizza, Chaya Raichik, creator of “Libs of TikTok,” and James O’Keefe, the founding father of Mission Veritas who was lately ousted for alleged lavish overspending. The marketing campaign instructed Semafor that it expects to announce extra visitors for later within the season together with skilled athletes and figures from the leisure world.
A spokesperson for the marketing campaign pointed to a number of constructive metrics exhibiting that the podcast has been profitable in elevating consciousness for Ramaswamy: The candidate’s interview with former Trump lawyer normal Invoice Barr acquired almost 250,000 views on YouTube, whereas his interview with conservative media persona Megyn Kelly acquired greater than 190,000. The marketing campaign mentioned the typical watch time on YouTube was almost 16 minutes.
“In season 2, we’re leveling up: The discussions will prolong past the realm of standard politics, delving into tradition, leisure, and even sports activities. We’ll interact with thought leaders, cultural icons, skilled athletes, and a various vary of people to discover their life tales and uncover areas of widespread floor,” Ramaswamy mentioned in an emailed assertion.