Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Taubman Center

Risa Heller - Managing Reputations in the Era of TMZ and Twitter

Thursday, October 22, 2015

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, Seminar Room

A discussion of tactics, strategies and core principles to help protect and maintain public reputation when it is constantly at risk. Heller will share stories from the front lines of the media battlefield.

Risa B. Heller is the CEO of Risa Heller Communications, a communications and public affairs consultancy based in New York City specializing in advising companies, organizations and individuals with high-profile and highly-public issues management challenges. Heller has served at the highest levels of government: as communications director to US Senator Charles Schumer, she served as his chief media strategist and senior spokesperson and moved on to serve in a similar role for New York State Governor David Paterson. Heller graduated from the University of Michigan and received her MA in communications from Johns Hopkins University.

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