a person who writes speeches for others, usually for pay.
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It is hardly alone in this regard, as an analysis by the speechwriter Dana Rubin reveals.An anthology of great speeches, from the inspirational to the ominous | Jeff Shesol | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
A former speechwriter for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Johnson writes with lyrical clarity, delivering tales that are by turns heartwarming and heartbreaking.How national solidarity can inspire Americans to achieve racial justice | Chris LeBron | July 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Hunter-Torricke, who spent four years working on the Facebook executive communications team and served as a speechwriter for both Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, also hinted at a more expansive vision for the board.Facebook Oversight Board says other social networks ‘welcome to join’ if project succeeds | Taylor Hatmaker | February 11, 2021 | TechCrunch
I worked for Baker as his special assistant and speechwriter when he was majority leader of the Senate, in the early 1980s.Washington Is Sorely Missing the Legislative Genius of Howard Baker | James Andrew Miller | June 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Before he joined The Daily Beast, executive editor John Avlon was a speechwriter for New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.Tina Brown, John Avlon & More 9/11 Remembrances (VIDEO) | The Daily Beast Video | September 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
What greater pleasure could an emotionally-needy speechwriter know than to be pitied by the most powerful person on earth?The Funniest WHCD Speech Bill Clinton Never Delivered | Mark Katz | April 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
speechwriter Mark Katz quickly scrambled to tone down the jokes.
Thatcher had cried when the lines were originally suggested by her speechwriter Ronald Miller.