Biography

Jacqueline Salmon has built a career as an expert communications expert, media trainer, award-winning journalist, collaborator and ghost writer on diverse topics. She can rapidly craft effective speeches, press releases, columns, letters to the editors, blog posts, tweets and Instagram posts for individuals and organizations that generate widespread interest and response. She serves as webmaster and handles social media for two small nonprofits.

Her expertise doesn't end with writing and social media. She is also a skilled media trainer and crisis communications adviser whose presentations and counsel can help you raise your profile and produce positive earned media.

Want details? Here it goes: A book about the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan was a New York Times bestseller. Other projects include a diet book, a business book about hedge-fund trading, PLAYGROUND POLITICS, THE CHALLENGING CHILD, THE FOUR-THIRDS SOLUTION and a memoir of Ronald Reagan. Her articles have also appeared in national publications, including GQ, Us, Self, Seventeen, Women’s Sports and Glamour. She has served as tech editor on complex military procurement contract proposals.

In 2010-2011, she served as a senior officer for Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, DC. She created communications materials, including speeches, correspondence and presentations, in a fast-paced Executive Office for its CEO and other high-profile thought leaders. In 2011-2012, she was associate editor and social media strategist for FTC:WATCH, where she regularly broke news about developments in consumer-protection and antitrust law. Currently at a major trade association, she leads a team of writers who ghost write hundreds of speeches, columns and media talking points annually, and she serves as media strategist, including crisis communications, for the organization.

As an award-winning journalist at The Washington Post, her front-pages stories include compelling features and breaking news stories on extraordinary individuals and organizations, 9/​11, the South Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and an award-winning series on the Washington DC United Way.

Jacqueline also generated two successful blogs while at the Post: God in Government, which focused on the intersection of religion in the public square, and Pope Watch.