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Speechwriting Workshop, with Mary Vought

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What you will learn

Learn how to develop speeches that engage your audience and withstand scrutiny from Mary Vought, Executive Director of the Senate Conservative Fund. Mary also worked as Communications Director for Sen. Ron Johnson and staffed numerous Member's of Congress, including then-Representative Mike Pence.

In this class, you will look at professional speeches that are well-written, persuasive, and cogent. Mary will discuss the primary components of Speechwriting, including research, argument development, formatting, and more.

You will also have an opportunity to have your own speech critiqued by Mary - a rare opportunity to receive feedback from one of D.C.'s most respected communicators.

Who it's for:

•Media and communications professionals
•Elected officials and candidates
•Aspiring speechwriters
•Anyone preparing for an upcoming speaking engagement

How you'll benefit:

•Analyze famous speeches
•Deliver speeches professionally
•Organize and prepare effective speeches
•Think on your feet in impromptu speeches

*Ask us about student and group rates.


Starts Friday, May 21

Fri 21:   2:00 PM  - 5:00 PM EDT


This training is online.


$60.00 $10.00 discount for early registration until 5/19/21 Your Cost: $50.00


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Your faculty

Mary Vought

Mary G. Vought is the President and Founder of Vought Strategies and the Executive Director of the Senate Conservatives Fund in Washington, D.C.

Prior to that, she worked in the U.S. Senate for Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) as his Communications Director and then senior advisor. She also worked in the U.S. House for several Members of Congress serving in many communications roles including working on the House leadership staff for then-Representative Mike Pence (R-IN).

Her work has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, the New York Post and other leading publications. Vought has a bachelor's degree in communications and one in political science. She graduated with high honors from Vanguard University in Southern California.

Her husband, Russ Vought, is the current Director of the Office of Management and Budget for the Trump Administration. They have two children and reside in Arlington, Virginia.