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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's big policy speech fell flat because Zuckerberg shared nothing genuine with no one in particular.

David Murray

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Why should more African Americans become speechwriters? Asked and answered by six black scribes.

David Murray

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Verizon needs two exec comms pros, Mortgage Bankers Association needs a senior public affairs specialist.

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"In a world of political despondency and apathy ... people who still care and want to make a difference, no matter how hard that might be or how long it might take." 2019 PSA World Conference Report.

David Murray

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QOMPLX is hiring for two positions.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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Don't call yourself a communicator, and then write like a troll. Not in this political atmosphere, anyway.

David Murray

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Speechwriting firm seeks an associate and a director.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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Why has robust debate died in professional communication circles? Did we stop caring, or did we stop daring?

David Murray

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She seeks volunteers.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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After the Business Roundtable's rethink and several CEO sackings—this is the biggest opening for exec comms philosophers in a generation.

David Murray

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To handle speeches and other materials for the university president.

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A speechwriter points out that the speech isn't "rhetorically interesting." I think he means it isn't "linguistically interesting."

David Murray

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This month, speechwriting guru Eric Schnure and PSA chief David Murray went to Botswana to teach modern oratory. Here's what they learned about modern Africans—and themselves.

David Murray

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“I was unable to own my Judaism, but unable to disown it either. So, I mainly ignored it." But not forever.

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CEOs signed a statement greatly expanding the purpose of corporations. What does it really mean? Speechwriters will help to decide.

David Murray

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Guy Snodgrass wrote a book about his time as speechwriter for Defense Secretary James Mattis; the Pentagon is slowing its release.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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Home Depot, McKesson, Booz Allen, Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Association of American Medical Colleges are all hiring.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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The Political Speechwriter's Companion, now out in a greatly expanded and updated second edition, belongs at every scribe's side.

Neil Hrab

Rhetoric Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day
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A simple evaluation tool helps you score speeches based on key criteria.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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Coaches' motivational speeches do matter, suggests a new study. Nonsense, retorts Vital Speeches editor David Murray.

David Murray

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Washington Post's theater reviewer evaluates stage presence of major Democratic presidential candidates—and speechwriters are the richer for it.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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One-year gig involves supporting SVP and president of a major Minneapolis-based retailer.

Professional Speechwriters Association

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Mass Mutual, Lockheed Martin, DCG Communications seek scribes.

Professional Speechwriters Association