Scott Sobel, President
Scott Sobel is president and founder of Media & Communications Strategies, BA Journalism/Political Science University of Miami – MA Media and Communications Psychology, Touro University. Scott has an extensive background in national and international crisis, litigation, government, corporate, association, aviation and news media communications. He is an award-winning former journalist at the major market and network levels with a shelf full of Emmys, Sigma Delta Chi, AP and regional journalism awards. Additionally, Scott's public relations teams have won international crisis agency of the year awards including the Bulldog Reporter Crisis Agency of the Year Award, Public Relations Society of America National Capital Region Crisis Program of the Year; Hermes Crisis Agency of the Year Platinum award, IABC, Bulldog awards, PRNewswire awards and several Cable Beacon awards, among others. He is a prestigious Counselor's Academy member of the Public Relations Society of America; and member of the Legal Marketing Association, Law Firm Media Professionals Association, founding member of the Public Relations Boutiques International Association and an Investigative Reporters and Editors Association member. He has led teams representing or counseling major corporations and clients such as Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc., Aviation Division, Sumitomo, AT&T and AT&T Broadband, Tele-communications, Inc., many of the world's premier law firms, major international church organizations representing different denominations (Catholic Church, International Baptist Church), Gannett Government Media, Briggs & Stratton, HVB Bank, Farr Miller & Washington financial managers, a national wind farm issue client, entertainment and sports celebrities, internationally published authors, various former congressional leaders and the head of a major U.S. political party and other significant clients such as C. Michael Armstrong, former AT&T chairman and CEO. Scott’s teams have also counseled and represented universities and law schools including Hofstra University, University of Pittsburgh, University of the Pacific, Touro University Worldwide and Marymount University. He can regularly be seen on Capitol Hill preparing and assisting clients.