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McDonald's, and an Illinois political candidate both need scribes.

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"Riveting"? "Raw"? "Powerful and personal"? The winners of the 2018 Cicero Speechwriting Awards aren't your grandfather's speeches.

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Ex-Facebook speechwriter publishes an account of a meeting she had with Mark Zuckerberg seven years ago. That's just not done.

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... and a college application consultant thinks speechwriters can help high school seniors with their college essays.

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A Poet Laureate and two White House speechwriters talk about the connection between speechwriting and poetry.

David Murray

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Contribute speeches, message points, thought leadership.

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He had the gall to ask for "some perspectives"—on the conference I founded! I offered mine ...

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"We await the voice of someone who can address not just the fallen and the traumatized but the ready and the responsible."

Michael Cornfield

Associate Professor of Political Management, George Washington University
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The speechwriter recommends that you be a humble servant, a good student and a sincere believer in the speaker and the cause.

Lech Mintowt-Czyz

Senior Speechwriter, Shell
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JFK was to deliver it at the Dallas Trade Mart, Nov. 22, 1963. Some engineers recreated it from "phonetic units."

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The continuum of clapping.

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Vital Speeches publisher and PSA founder David Murray did not always love speeches. In fact, he is still acquiring the taste.

David Murray

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Presidential speechwriter will double as chief communication counsel.

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In which PSA chief David Murray realizes speechwriters aren't just agreeable customers—they're the only conceivable customers.

David Murray

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Leaders, speechwriters, rhetoric scholars and exec comms pros convene to get more, and give more.

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To celebrate International Women's Day, speechwriter Felicity Barber shares five examples of women making waves in public speaking.

Felicity Barber

Executive Speech Writer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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Hilton and Nokia seek speechwriters, and University of Chicago seeks a "senior lecturer in public speaking."

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Former Republican and Democratic White House scribes host a weekly conversation "That's Red and Blue Without the Black and Blue."

David Murray

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The mild-mannered founder of the UK Speechwriters Guild was inspired by "Hamilton" to write a rap promoting his own business.

David Murray

Editor, Vital Speeches of the Day