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Education

University of Pennsylvania; Columbia University- School of International and Public Affairs

Bachelors Degree- Arts- Science- University of Pennsylvania; Masters degree- Public Relations- Image Management- Columbia University- School of International and Public Affairs

Specialization:

Media Relations; Politics; Strategic Communications; Public Relations; Social Media; Public Speaking; Blogging; Non-profits; Creative Writing

Biography

Cliff Schecter is author of bestselling book, The Real McCain, 2008, published in three languages on three different continents. He is also a producer for award winning feature film, "The Algerian," 2015, and a lecturer on American politics for USIA/US State Department for foreign diplomats, journalists, professors, politicians, business professionals, and students. Cliff is a pioneer of digital public relations for former New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns from 2009 to 2013. Currently, he is working at LIbertas, LLC, a media relations company for national clients. Cliff grew up in a family where politics was always a discussion. He received a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters degree in Public Relations, Image Management, from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. He is Board Member for the Ohio Innocence Project, Treasurer of the Board for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio, and Columnist for The Daily Beast. He served as Student Body President and Dean's Fellow at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. Cliff is a widely published and televised presence in the public relations industry.

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