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Recently my writing passed my own personal blind taste test!

David Murray

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New dates better accommodate the schedules of communicators in higher ed.

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Job requires "driving and articulating" Comptroller's message.

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In service of Eshkol, Meir, Rabin and Begin, Avner gave "voice to our cause and our people."

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Believed facts—not "clever wording"— "must be the principal concern of speechwriters."

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All over the world, organizations seek speechwriters. Maybe one is looking for you.

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The best (and happiest) speechwriters have a combination of ego and humility that I can only wonder at.

David Murray

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Schwarzenegger’s speechwriter speaks about writing for a governor with good communication instincts.

Neil Hrab

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Scribes sought by Prudential, Northwestern University, Allegheny Health Network and the New York attorney general.

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What's happening in leadership communication this month: events taking place, and conference planners starting their planning.

Terry Catchpole

Executive Chairman of the executive visibility strategy consultancy of the same name. Visit catchpole.com
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For six months, Shell has sought a utility speechwriter/editor who can write various kinds of communications. Perhaps you can fill the job.

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Longtime Hillary Clinton speechwriter to headline conference at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business.

David Murray

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University of Guelph "scandal" reminds us that only leaders with dicier jobs than university presidents these days, are their speechwriters.

David Murray

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Audiences want to hear about "things that really matter ... where we come from and why we're here at all."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A speechwriter has developed a method for assessing the impact for a speech. It's not quantifiable, but it is reliable.

David Murray

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Just like your boss, the NFL commissioner childishly refuses communication counsel that could make him profoundly better.

David Murray

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Companies and colleges from coast to coast are hiring speechwriters.
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Former gubernatorial scribe says every speech must address three distinct groups, including "the audience of the audience."

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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Up to here with political "sloganizing," classical scholar Mary Beard calls a return to "the art of rhetoric—persuasion through argument."

David Murray

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