To read an in depth history of the Conservative Book Club, please read this beautiful tribute from The Daily Signal, written by Lee Edwards, the Distinguished Scholar of Conservative Thought at The Heritage Foundation, along with his wife, Anne Edwards, who was the first employee of the Conservative Book Club back in 1964.
Christopher N. Malagisi is Editor of the Conservative Book Club – a division of Salem Media Group. As Editor, Malagisi is responsible for writing and managing editorial content, social media, marketing, and serves as the Club’s public spokesman.
Malagisi is also an Adjunct Professor at American University teaching History of the Conservative Movement and serves as President of the Young Conservatives Coalition (YCC), which hosts the annual “Buckley Awards” and Reaganpalooza confab.
Previously, he was the CPAC Director & Director of External Relations at the American Conservative Union, the Director of Political & New Media Training at The Leadership Institute, worked at the International Republican Institute, and has served in coalition leadership positions on four U.S. presidential campaigns.
He has been published in over a dozen publications as a freelance writer and has been a political analyst on Fox News, Fox Business, CNN and CSPAN. Campaigns & Elections magazine has recognized Malagisi as a “DC Mover & Shaker” and received their “Rising Star Award,” and was awarded the “Conservative Leader Award” from The Leadership Institute.
He received his M.P.A. from Syracuse University and B.A. from American University, completed fellowships with National Review and The Claremont Institute, and serves on the board of The Philadelphia Society and his church young professionals’ group.
Fun Facts: Malagisi has sailed around the world and visited 40 countries, enjoys rock climbing, racquetball and fencing, is a movie aficionado, is originally from Buffalo, NY, and has recorded two original piano albums. His favorite conservative classic is Dr. George H. Nash’s The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945.
Follow him at @chrismalagisi