This blog contains insights by Todd Post from inside the Beltway, from someone who has been on the inside of television, in-house and agency strategic communications.
Todd Post has over sixteen years of broadcast and public relations experience in creating proactive and imaginative strategic communication designed to provide on-target messaging and optimum coverage. He has worked within the commercial, government and nonprofit sectors, as well as within the media.
He has regularly secured placements in a wide variety of media outlets, from national to local, from print and broadcast to nontraditional. As a spokesperson, he has appeared in The Associated Press, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The New York Post, Cosmopolitan, and both national and local radio programs.
He is currently an account supervisor for the Adfero Group, where he manages a team that delivers high quality integrated public relations services to a public sector client.
Previously, Todd was a project manager for CTGi supporting internal and external communications needs for the Federal Aviation Administration. He directed a cross-functional team acting as the in-house strategic communications agency to provide social media, video production, graphic design, web page development and special event services.
Todd worked with businesses and nonprofits as a consultant, including Hager Sharp (working on behalf of the Anne E. Casey Foundation’s Kid’s Count 2007 data book release, announcement of the Department of Education’s Condition of Education Report, and the National Institute of Health’s COPD: Learn More, Breathe Better campaign.) The Trust for Public Land, The Boeing Company, and Goodwill Industries International.
He was assistant director of communications at the National Crime Prevention Council, developing and implementing the agency’s public relations outreach strategy to promote their programs and messages, and supporting its public service advertising campaign that utilized television, radio, print, out-of-home, online, and nontraditional media.
His career also includes working with The White House Writers Group, where he represented several leading public policy experts on behalf of The Hoover Institution and promoted its PBS series Uncommon Knowledge. Todd has worked within the television industry with HBO Studio Productions, Classic Sports Network/ESPN Classic, and as the producer for John McLaughlin’s One on One.
A graduate of the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, Todd received his bachelor of science in television/radio, has completed additional course work at the School of Visual Arts, and has received a professional certificate in strategic communication management from the Division of Graduation and Profession Studies at at Ithaca College in partnership with the International Association of Business Communicators.
A strong supporter of preserving cultural and environmental resources, Todd has volunteered or served as a board member for several nonprofit organizations including the Bergen County Historical Society and the Company of Military Historians. He also is a volunteer facilitator in his community of a financial literacy class, Financial Peace University.