A professional, intelligent, and creative individual
possessing exceptional communication, analytical, and
leadership skills seeks a freelance political speechwriting
position with Republican members of Congress and candidates.
Virginia Military Institute, B.A., English.
Infantryman, US Marine Corps, 29 Palms, CA. Participated in Gulf War Operations “Desert
Shield” & “Desert Storm.” Decorations include the Combat
writing assignments with extremely tight deadlines to
include speeches, talking points, newspaper editorials,
and magazine articles.
Wrote 3,000 word
speeches in 48 hours with no grammatical, syntactical,
or typographical errors.
Drafted press releases and media advisories at a rate of
five per day.
numerous print, radio, and television reporters. Managed
reporters’ expectations, provided pertinent information
for their stories, and coordinated their interaction
with elected official and candidates for public office.
Prioritized in a
challenging and fast-paced, deadline-oriented office.
and proofreading support to other team members.
Followed trends in
the news to ensure accuracy and relevance of PR content.
conferences and monitored interviews conducted by
to reconcile the interests of members of the media with
elected official and candidates for public office.
advance work and served as a travel aide.
and organized complex information.
Worked with minimal
direction, made independent decisions, and preserved
confidentiality of campaign information.
in a clear, persuasive, and engaging style.
Designed and updated
content on website using HTML and FrontPage 2003.
Proficient in the use
of Facebook and Twitter.
Jeff Beatty for U.S. Senate, Westborough, MA.
Romney for President, Boston, MA.
Campaign Manager, Ken King for Congress, San Diego, CA.
Simon for State Treasurer, Los Angeles, CA.
Simon for Governor, Los Angeles, CA.
Officer, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office,