About the Author
Jeff Ansell is principal of Jeff Ansell & Associates, a management consulting and communications training company. A veteran in coaching, PR, and journalism, Ansell has advised CEOs at many major companies including Wal-Mart, Proctor & Gamble, PepsiCo, and Ford. He has been top-ranked speaker at conferences hosted by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Ansell counsels senior level executives and front-line managers on how to frame issues and confidently communicate with stakeholders including media, shareholders, regulators, and the general public. In his coaching practice he has trained White House spokespeople and provided counsel to PG&E in the Erin Brockovich case.
Ansell served as senior vice president of Hill and Knowlton, a global PR firm. As a journalist, Ansell was a recipient of the Radio and Television News Directors Association Award for the Most Significant Contribution to the Improvement of News Gathering in the country.