7 Questions with Speechwriting Veteran, Kate Childs Graham

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Speechwriting and Storytelling with Author Kate Childs Graham

Kate Childs Graham is currently a principal at West Wing Writers but has long worked in the field of political speechwriting. She is the former communications director for US Senator Amy Klobuchar. She also wrote speeches for principals and surrogates during the Clinton-Kaine campaign and the 2016 Democratic National Convention. 

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Strategic Communications: How to Write a Persuasive Political Speech

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Using a Political Strategic Communications Plan to Win Over Audiences

All candidates for political office should have a strategic communications plan in place, but not all candidates need to worry about writing lots of speeches for their campaign. For local office races, you may only find yourself wishing you had a speech during your announcement and on election night. In those moments, don’t panic! Writing a basic speech is easier than you think.

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