Catherine Frazier is a communications expert and strategist with more than a decade of experience in political communications, crisis management, state and federal public affairs, and state and national political campaigns.
She has crafted communications strategies around numerous policy and political efforts in the Texas Governor’s Office, two presidential primary campaigns, and on Capitol Hill. She is proficient in messaging, rapid response, media training, media booking, article and op-ed placement, and event planning.
Catherine most recently served as senior communications adviser to Sen. Ted Cruz on his winning re-election campaign and prior to that, managed his U.S. Senate press office. In both roles she was responsible for long-term communications planning, day-to-day media relations, rapid response, and organizing his press events and media interviews. She also served as the national press secretary to Cruz’s 2016 presidential primary campaign.
Before working on Capitol Hill, Catherine was press secretary to Texas Governor Rick Perry, and also served as deputy press secretary to his 2012 presidential campaign and 2010 re-election campaign.
Catherine was born and raised in Houston, Texas and received bachelor’s degrees in government and public relations from the University of Texas at Austin. She currently resides in Austin.