Bob is a journalist and public relations professional who has reported from Washington DC and served as spokesman for two governors, a U.S. senator and the administration of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. McHugh, who holds an MA from Georgetown University, was a correspondent for the Associated Press in Washington. He later served as spokesman to N.J. governors Tom Kean and Christie Whitman and to Sen. Bill Bradley. McHugh has taught journalism, politics and communications at Rutgers University and elsewhere. In New York, McHugh represented the city's three million-client social services system. In New Jersey, he served as communications director for the state prison system, motor vehicle division and the environmental protection agency, among others. On Sept. 11, 2001, he was a spokesman for a major U.S. airline. McHugh received two journalism fellowships from the Freedom (formerly Gannett) Foundation. He lives in Blawenberg, N.J.