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Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

Tracey Schmitt

Class of 1999, Bachelor's

Director of Corporate Communications

Over the last nine years, Tracey Schmitt has served as a senior communications adviser in both the private and public sector. Most recently she was asked take a leave of absence from her current job to travel as the Press Secretary for Vice-Presidential candidate Governor Sarah Palin and the Deputy Communications Director for the McCain-Palin 2008 campaign. Schmitt worked on both the 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns,where she oversaw the communications strategy for the Western States. During the Bush Adminstration, she served as a communications aide in the White House, and later as the Press Secretary for the Republican National Committee and the 2005 Presidential Inaugural Committee. Currently, she is the Director of Corporate Communications for Emergent BioSolutions, a publicly traded company that develops and manufactures biopreparedness countermeasures for the United States Government. Schmitt periodically appears on national television as a Republican Strategist. 


What were your duties at ATVN? :

News Anchor, Reporter

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