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Long-time Political Strategist and Media Consultant Joins Political Team

NEW YORK – Today, SKDKnickerbocker (SKDK) announced that Jonathan Fromowitz, a top media and political strategist whose work includes AKPD Message & Media, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, and most recently serving as chief speechwriter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, has joined the firm as vice president. Jon will support and enhance the firm’s political and paid media communications capabilities.

“We are excited to have Jon join our political team,” said Bill Knapp, managing director. “His wealth of experience in campaign strategy, writing, and creative development make him a real asset to the firm. As we enter a heated election season, Jon’s knack for effective political creative will serve our campaigns well.”

“Jon is a top-notch political strategist. His experience on some of the toughest and largest campaigns is invaluable,” added Josh Isay, managing director.

Prior to joining SKDK, Jon was chief speechwriter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, leading the writing, editing and preparation processes for all of the mayor’s major addresses. In the 2016 election cycle, Jon was the Deputy Paid Media Director for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Before that he worked at AKPD Message and Media where he wrote ads, speeches and message guidance for campaigns up and down the ballot.

2018 reed

SKDKnickerbocker’s work was celebrated at this year’s annual REED Awards. The awards recognize excellence in political, grassroots and advocacy campaigns. SKDK won in the category of Best Television Ad for it’s work on the Nick Melvoin for School Board campaign TV spot “Talking Fast.”

A full list of honorees can be found here. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!