Cynthia served as a community health worker and communications officer in Niger as a Peace Corps volunteer...


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With more than 18 years’ experience in communications, writing and media, Cynthia Powell is a big-picture strategic thinker and a guerrilla PR practitioner. Cynthia plans and leads corporate positioning and media campaigns that get the word out in ink, create blogger buzz, and put client spokespeople on radio and TV. She ghostwrites and places op-eds, letters to the editor, and news articles. She writes and develops brochures, Web sites, and reports for nonprofits, government agencies, and corporations large and small. Prior to consulting, Cynthia started U.S. News & World Report's in-house PR operation nearly from scratch, serving as its first PR Director.

Strategic Communications Planning
Messaging and Corporate Positioning
Media Relations
Substantive Editing, Copyediting and Proofreading
Web Site Concept and Content
Speakers’ Bureaus and Experts for Comment

Major Performing Arts Organization:  Media relations for National Summit
Presidential Healthcare Initiative:  Meeting notes
Management Consulting Firm: Corporate positioning, reputation management, business development support, experts for comment, speakers’ bureau, article placement, strategic counsel on Web site
Reproductive Science Center:  Strategic counsel, national media relations
Major Trade Association: Articles for monthly member magazine

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