Welcome!

News Feed Item

National Public Affairs Group Announces Seeking Interns as Bylined Op-Ed Writers and Fundraisers; Group Headed by Ex-Clinton Senior White House and Congress Communications Director

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Weiner Associates, a national public affairs and advocacy journalism writing group headquartered just outside Washington, DC, today announced it is seeking volunteer interns as bylined op-ed writers for major papers and fundraisers for a journalism progressive issue advocacy project.  Both interns will receive financial bonuses based on productivity.

Bob Weiner, Company President who was a senior public affairs director in the Clinton White House and a congressional committee chief of staff for and senior aide for Congressmen John Conyers, Charles Rangel, Claude Pepper, Ed Koch, and Senator Ted Kennedy, today issued the following announcements:

INTERNSHIP IN NEWSPAPER COLUMN WRITING, POLITICS, GOVERNMENT:  NATIONAL PUBLIC AFFAIRS ISSUE STRATEGIES GROUP UNDER EX-CLINTON & CONGRESS COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR SEEKS WRITER TO BYLINE MAJOR PAPER op-eds, ORGANIZE NEWS CONFERENCES WITH VIP POLITICOS

(Washington, DC) -- A public affairs and issue strategy company headed by a senior Clinton administration Public Affairs Director and former congressional communications director for congressional leaders is looking for a quality volunteer intern to develop media strategies for progressive but realistic national issues and organizations -- including working with White House offices, leaders of Congress, consumer groups, world sports agencies, health care rights supporters, efficient military systems advocates, drug policy/criminal justice experts, progressive political organizations, and others. 

One key aspect is that you will research, write, and co-byline op-ed columns (opinion pieces) in major national newspapers—we've done 160+ recent ones
(http://www.weinerpublic.com/op-eds.html).

If you have written for college or mainstream papers or radio-TV and have experience with deadlines and word efficiency, you may have what we need – and what will make your internship productive, published, and fun.

Company President Bob Weiner served in the Clinton White House as a Director of Public Affairs from 1995-2001.  Earlier, he worked for U.S. Congressmen John Conyers (D-MI), Charles Rangel (D-NY), Claude Pepper (D-FL), Ed Koch (D-NY), Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA).  Bob believes in the genius of youth and opposes age discrimination —his first Washington position was as National Youth Vote Director for the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate during the famed 1972 Nixon-break-in of the headquarters.  Opposing both sides of age discrimination, he was later Chief of Staff of the House Aging Committee, brought Colonel Sanders in as a witness, and helped abolish mandatory retirement. Bob has directed the General Press Room for four Democratic National Conventions and the Daily Press Briefing Room for the most recent one.

While working for President Clinton, Bob was credited by the New York Times as the first grand jury witness to stand on the courthouse steps and criticize Ken Starr's "overreach" --  Bob chastised Starr as "big brother at its worst" for subpoenaing him and requiring his testimony for personal phone calls by Bob and his wife from their house to congratulate friends for a press release covered on TV criticizing Linda Tripp's taping of Monica Lewinsky. That night, Bob and Pat were the lead of NBC and ABC Network news, were interviewed on Today and GMA the next morning, were covered in virtually every paper in the country, and Jay Leno made a joke in his monologue (and afterward called Bob to make sure it was OK!). Following Bob's action nearly all witnesses went on the steps to criticize Starr, and Starr's popularity and investigation sank. 

"If you like politics and action, our internship is a great opportunity," Weiner said.  "But you have to be fearless and organized to succeed.  We deal with the top people in Washington, and I want good writers who are also confident on the phone and in person.  You do need to be willing to do whatever the workload requires. Most of all, I want someone who knows how to have fun while working because what we do is quite exciting – we are making a difference," Bob concluded.

We have had recent op-eds published in the Washington Post and Washington Times, New York Times, Miami Herald, Baltimore Sun, San Francisco Chronicle, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Boston Globe, New York Daily News, New York Post, Newsday, Palm Beach Post, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Honolulu Star Bulletin, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Des Moines Register, Denver Post, Tallahassee Democrat, New York Post, The New York Daily News, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan Chronicle and many others. 

You'll help write opinion columns for major newspapers and will generate talking points for national network radio and TV shows. You'll develop public affairs strategies for national issues and organizations. Be part of meetings in Washington where Bob is a Committee member of cutting edge and influential national organizations and works closely with the White House and Congress, and develop policy and media releases used to build issues and understanding.

Applicant must have a car – the headquarters is in Maryland, 20 minutes from Capitol Building.

Lunch and transportation costs each day included, bonuses awarded for generating press coverage, op-eds, memoranda and papers. 

Lunch and transportation costs each day included, bonuses awarded for generating press coverage and publishing op-eds.

Check out our website www.weinerpublic.com; for Bob's op-eds, including most co-authored with bylined interns; see direct link www.weinerpublic.com/op-eds.html.

Send resume including your reachable phone, writing samples (articles, op-eds, or scripts) and a brief note stating why you are interested in Robert Weiner Associates Public Affairs and Issue Strategies, and Solutions for Change.  Submit via e-mail to [email protected] or mail (regular US mail) to Robert Weiner Associates Public Affairs, PO Box Box 28271, Washington, DC 20038-8271. If you believe you are qualified and interested, and AFTER you have emailed or mailed materials with enough time for our getting them, you may also call 301-283-0821.

INTERNSHIP IN ISSUE-DRIVEN PUBLIC RELATIONS AND FUNDRAISING FOR PROGRESSIVE ADVOCACY JOURNALISM GROUP HEADED BY EX-SENIOR WHITE HOUSE AND CONGRESS PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIRECTOR

(Washington, DC) – A registered 501(c)(3) non-profit issue strategy writers group headed by a senior Clinton administration Public Affairs Director and former congressional communications director for congressional leaders is looking for a quality volunteer intern to help raise funds for a new issue-driven organization that writes op-eds in top papers.  The position also includes working with White House offices, leaders of Congress, consumer groups, world sports agencies, health care rights supporters, efficient military systems advocates, drug policy/criminal justice experts, progressive political organizations, and others. 

An ideal candidate should be able to research, identify and develop contacts with new donors as well as work from current contacts. Development of pitches and strategies to meet specific funding goals is also a must. A large part of the job includes tracking, contacting and following up with prospective donors. The capacity to follow up with letters and calls to finalize contributions -- ability to close the deal -- is an important skill set.

Company President Bob Weiner served in the Clinton White House as a Director of Public Affairs from 1995-2001.  Earlier, he worked for U.S. Congressmen John Conyers (D-MI), Charles Rangel (D-NY), Claude Pepper (D-FL), Ed Koch (D-NY), and Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA).  Bob believes in the energy and genius of youth and opposes age discrimination —his first Washington position was as National Youth Vote Director for the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate during the famed break-in of the headquarters.  Opposing both sides of age discrimination, he was later Chief of Staff of the House Aging Committee, brought Colonel Sanders in as a witness, and helped abolish mandatory retirement. Bob has directed the General Press Room for four Democratic National Conventions and the Daily Press Briefing Room for the most recent two conventions nominating President Obama.

"If you like politics in the best sense—moving issues-- and action, our internship is a great opportunity," Weiner said.  "But you have to be fearless and organized to succeed.  We deal with the top people in Washington, and I want someone confident and friendly on the phone and in person.  You do need to be willing to do whatever the workload requires. Most of all, I want someone who knows how to have fun while working because what we do is quite exciting – we are making a difference," Bob concluded.

We have had recent op-eds published in the Washington Post and Washington Times, New York Times, Miami Herald, Baltimore Sun, San Francisco Chronicle, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Boston Globe, New York Daily News, New York Post, Newsday, Palm Beach Post, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Honolulu Star Bulletin, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Des Moines Register, Denver Post, Tallahassee Democrat, New York Post, The New York Daily News, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan Chronicle and many others. 

Be part of meetings in Washington where Bob is a Committee member of cutting edge and influential national organizations and works closely with the White House and Congress, and develop policy used to build issues and understanding.

Applicant must have a car – the headquarters is in Maryland, 20 minutes from Capitol Building.

Lunch and transportation costs each day included, bonuses awarded for generating successful outreach to potential and actual donors.  

Check out our website www.weinerpublic.com; for Bob's op-eds, including most co-authored with bylined interns; see direct link www.weinerpublic.com/op-eds.html.

Send resume including your reachable phone, short writing samples and a brief note stating why you are interested in Robert Weiner Associates Public Affairs and Issue Strategies, and Solutions for Change.  Submit via e-mail to [email protected] or mail (regular US mail) to Robert Weiner Associates Public Affairs, PO Box Box 28271, Washington, DC 20038-8271. If you believe you are qualified and interested, and AFTER you have emailed or mailed materials with enough time for our getting them, you may also call 301-283-0821.

Contact: Bob Weiner/Richard Mann 301-283-0821 or 202-306-1200

SOURCE Robert Weiner Associates

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, enabling developers to roll out their own database infrastructure in minutes with minimal management overhead. However, this same amount of flexibility also comes with the challenges of picking the right tool, on the right ...
IoT is rapidly changing the way enterprises are using data to improve business decision-making. In order to derive business value, organizations must unlock insights from the data gathered and then act on these. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, and Peter Shashkin, Head of Development Department at EastBanc Technologies, discussed how one organization leveraged IoT, cloud technology and data analysis to improve customer experiences and effi...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MangoApps will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MangoApps provides modern company intranets and team collaboration software, allowing workers to stay connected and productive from anywhere in the world and from any device.
The IETF draft standard for M2M certificates is a security solution specifically designed for the demanding needs of IoT/M2M applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Romansky, VP of Strategic Technology at TrustPoint Innovation, explained how M2M certificates can efficiently enable confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity on highly constrained devices.
“delaPlex Software provides software outsourcing services. We have a hybrid model where we have onshore developers and project managers that we can place anywhere in the U.S. or in Europe,” explained Manish Sachdeva, CEO at delaPlex Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor – all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
Predictive analytics tools monitor, report, and troubleshoot in order to make proactive decisions about the health, performance, and utilization of storage. Most enterprises combine cloud and on-premise storage, resulting in blended environments of physical, virtual, cloud, and other platforms, which justifies more sophisticated storage analytics. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Peter McCallum, Vice President of Datacenter Solutions at FalconStor, discussed using predictive analytics to mon...
The IoT is changing the way enterprises conduct business. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, discussed how businesses can gain an edge over competitors by empowering consumers to take control through IoT. He cited examples such as a Washington, D.C.-based sports club that leveraged IoT and the cloud to develop a comprehensive booking system. He also highlighted how IoT can revitalize and restore outdated business models, making them profitable ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Isomorphic Software provides the SmartClient HTML5/AJAX platform, the most advanced technology for building rich, cutting-edge enterprise web applications for desktop and mobile. SmartClient combines the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software with the simp...
"When you think about the data center today, there's constant evolution, The evolution of the data center and the needs of the consumer of technology change, and they change constantly," stated Matt Kalmenson, VP of Sales, Service and Cloud Providers at Veeam Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo Silicon Valley Call for Papers is now open.
We all know the latest numbers: Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from last year, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. We're rapidly approaching a data production of 40 zettabytes a day – more than we can every physically store, and exabytes and yottabytes are just around the corner. For many that’s a good sign, as data has been proven to equal money – IF it’s ingested, integrated, and analyzed fast enough. Without real-ti...
Actian Corporation has announced the latest version of the Actian Vector in Hadoop (VectorH) database, generally available at the end of July. VectorH is based on the same query engine that powers Actian Vector, which recently doubled the TPC-H benchmark record for non-clustered systems at the 3000GB scale factor (see tpc.org/3323). The ability to easily ingest information from different data sources and rapidly develop queries to make better business decisions is becoming increasingly importan...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...