Brad Phillips is the president of Phillips Media Relations, a media and presentation training firm with offices in New York City and Washington, DC.Mr. Phillips has trained thousands of media spokespersons, including hundreds of top-level executives, including corporate CEOs, presidents of nonprofit organizations and trade associations, and directors of government agencies.
Mr. Phillips writes the world’s most-visited media training website, Mr. Media Training (www.MrMediaTraining.com), which offers daily tips to help spokespersons improve their media appearances and public presentations. He is a weekly contributor to Politco’s “The Arena,” and also contributes regularly to Ragan's PR Daily and Bulldog Reporter, two of the world's most popular public relations websites.
He is also a sought-after media expert, having been interviewed or cited by The Fox News Channel, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Associated Press, The Miami Herald, The New York Observer, Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post, Politico, The Hill and The Scientist, among many others.
Mr. Phillips founded Phillips Media Relations in 2004 after working for several years as a broadcast journalist. After beginning his career as an on-air radio announcer, Mr. Phillips worked for ABC’s Nightline with Ted Koppel, where he contributed to broadcasts about everything from the declining national savings rate and school shootings to domestic politics and terrorism.
He then moved to CNN, where he helped produce two weekly programs: the media analysis program, Reliable Sources, and the political roundtable, The Capital Gang. He was also a contributing producer to the Sunday public affairs program, Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer.* Source: Alexa.com (November 2012)