Ashley Pratte


Ashley Pratte is a Director at The Herald Group. She brings to The Herald Group extensive experience in crisis communications, policy, strategic campaigning, traditional media, and brand reputation management for clients.

Prior to The Herald Group she was the Director of Media Relations & Public Affairs at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Previously she served as the Director of Media Relations and consultant for Better For America during the 2016 presidential election. Prior to consulting for Better For America she was a Senior Political Reporter at LifeZette covering the 2016 presidential election and before that was the Vice President of Communications at FP1 Strategies where she managed a variety of nonprofit and corporate accounts.

She previously served as spokeswoman for Young America’s Foundation (YAF) the largest youth conservative organization in the country. Prior to working for YAF, Ashley served as executive director for Cornerstone Policy Research & Cornerstone Action, a prominent political action group in New Hampshire. Before her work at Cornerstone, Ashley served as project director and press assistant, and interim communications director to Congressman Frank Guinta (R-NH). She also worked on his congressional campaign in 2010.

Ashley has made frequent appearances on The O’Reilly Factor, Tucker Carlson Tonight, CNN Newsroom, Fox & Friends, Varney & Co., CBS News, Your World with Neil Cavuto and America’s Newsroom. She was also a weekly contributor for US News & World Report. She has been published in The Washington Times, Washington Examiner, National Review and The Hill. She was named as one of Red Alert Politics’ 30 Under 30 in 2014 for her extensive work in media relations and the field of communications.

Ashley now resides in the Washington, D.C. area but is proud to call New Hampshire home. She graduated from Saint Anselm College with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Communication.


Saint Anselm College


Manchester, NH

Career Highlights

  • Director of Media Relations & Public Affairs, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)
  • Director of Media Relations, Better For America
  • Vice President of Communications, FP1 Strategies