- In 90s Donna served Congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton representing District of Columbia as press secretary
- From 2005-2009, she was a member of the board of directors at Louisiana Recovery Authority.
Donna Brazile got a kick-start to her career when served various advocacy groups in Washington D.C. When equated to the normal teenage, she mostly spent her time as a volunteer to Jimmy Carter-Walter Mondale presidential campaign.
When the political stint was over, she started working for Democratic candidates like Jesse Jackson, Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro and Dick Gephardt during their presidential campaign. Unfortunately, Gephardt lost the primary election to Michael Dukakis after which she was hired by Dukakis to look after the same station she held at Gephardt- deputy field director.
Not long after, Donna was fired from Dukakis campaign when she made a statement against George H.W. Bush ceaseless extramarital rumors which Democratic recanted. Following the departure from the campaign, she landed herself without a job until employed chair of the Democratic National Committee’s Voting Rights Institute. In 2008, she served as a superdelegate for Bill Clinton and Al Gore.
For weeks in the2011 springtime, Donna was the interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, leading the organization in between the switch of Tim Kaine and his inheritor Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who was Congresswoman of Florida.
When Donna lost 2000 presidential campaign to George W. Bush with narrow margins, her political stardom was expected to slow down, which was opposite in case. Rather she was appointed to give lectures at the University of Maryland, College Park and later at Georgetown University.
With the fallout of elections, Donna was hired by CNN’s The Situation Room as a political commentator and contributor, where she also did few segments for American Morning and its successor New Day. While she frequently filled in for CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, she also made it to the guest panels of CNN’s Election Night Coverage.
Besides political fame, she is noted for writing illustrious articles and columns for Ms. Magazine and Roll Call. In November 2017, Hachette Books published Brazile’s profit earning book Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House.