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ComNetworkBOSTON: Step Up Your Speechwriting Workshop

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Barr Foundation

Have you ever dreaded the request for prepared remarks or winced when your boss’s talk fell flat?

As a PR professional, you write every day—but speechwriting calls for a different skill set. Join political speechwriter Allison Ehrich Bernstein for a practical workshop on creating great rhetoric, bolstering your speakers, and drafting with confidence. We’ll cover topics like:

  • Writing for the ear, not the eye
  • Quick fixes to punch up your prose
  • Techniques to support any speaker behind the podium

Participants from all sectors and skill levels are welcome. Bring your questions, war stories, and a pen!

About our presenter:

Allison Ehrich Bernstein has written speeches, opinion pieces, digital content, and more for local and global leaders, including at the U.S. State Department, Accion International, Hilltop Public Solutions, and Hillary for America. A graduate of Brown University, Allison hails from the Commonwealth of Virginia, where she wrote and campaigned for candidates including Senator Mark Warner, Congressman Glenn Nye, and gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds. She has also worked with and written for Senator Barbara Boxer, the Center for American Progress, West Wing Writers, the 2016 Democratic National Convention Committee, and Governor Gina Raimondo. Learn more about Allison’s firm at:


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