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Award-winning journalistCommunications strategistIn-Depth Investigation and ResearchCollege professorContributing writer at The HillI am a versatile, award-winning journalist and communications strategist. I have a hard-earned Rolodex, which allows me to hit the ground running, contacting heavy hitters and connecting with your audience rapidly. I can work in any environment. I can tailor complex information and ideas for audiences of all interests. I can’t recall an assignment I didn’t accept. My expertise is driven by a deep understanding of Washington—the nuances of Congress, the White House and Pentagon. I am well-versed in domestic and international politics, freedom of the press and media issues, conflicts, defense, transportation and R&D. I have specialized in breaking news, approaching new issues with a journalist’s skill to master new subjects quickly and intelligently. Having thrived in a variety of challenging situations, I see patterns in the noise and connect the dots. I am also a skilled mentor and instructor in reporting, writing, and media training. I am also an experienced guest and panelist on news shows, from Fox, MSNBC, CNN, NBC and CBS to foreign outlets.My track record includes strategic placement and measurable results through all media options, as well as development and execution of successful PR campaigns with an emphasis on expanding the footprint of client messages and crisis communications/vulnerability protection.My experience gives me a deft and agile touch for rendering complex ideas into simple, compelling text and strategy – a formula that earned me three White House Correspondents Association and three Overseas Press Club awards in journalism and a Communicators Award and a finalist for a SABRE award in communications.Take my award-winning writing skills and experience and put it to use in capturing ideas and crafting them into prose that is smart, creative, unique, seductive and compelling.