Alums working in the political world share their experiences with Bob Lehrman and Eric Schnure’s speechwriting class.
- Eric Schnure is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. A former speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore, who has been called one of Washington’s “most sought-after political humor writers,” he is a freelance writer and communications consultant. A graduate of Hobart College and the London School of Economics, Schnure started speechwriting for Gore in 1993. He served as a senior communications advisor and speechwriter to the head of NASA and as a deputy assistant secretary at HUD before starting his business, where clients include a former president of the United States and other prominent elected officials, Fortune 500 executives, leading non-profits, and popular entertainers.