Eric Rosenberg, Adjunct Faculty
Eric Rosenberg, MBA, has worked for nearly three decades in news media and public relations. At EMR, a boutique public affairs and public relations company, Rosenberg advises clients with issues they have before Congress and the Obama administration. Clients include senior officials from trade and professional associations and from the defense, education, and healthcare industries. Opinion writing is a major part of the services he provides. He has been responsible for researching and writing op-ed articles, which have appeared in major U.S. media, including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, the Washington Post, the Washington Times, the Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, Denver Post, Indianapolis Star, Orlando Sentinel, and Industry Week magazine. His op-eds won a 1st place award from the Public Relations Society of America. In addition, he has written speeches for officials as diverse as the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, foreign government representatives, and corporate CEOs.
Prior to EMR, he served as a senior vice president in the public affairs practice at Ogilvy Washington, where he was responsible for helping devise media strategies and opinion writing for clients, including corporations (for example, DuPont, GITI Tire, DigitalGlobe) and trade associations (National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, the Association of American Railroads, the American Chemistry Council) and foreign governments (for example, the governments of Hong Kong and Mexico.)
Before joining Ogilvy, he was a journalist for 23 years – including 13 years as a national correspondent and national op-ed editor in Washington, D.C., for Hearst Newspapers, where he covered defense, science, health, politics, technology and economic issues. He has honed an expertise on national security, the defense industry and federal procurement, winning two first place journalism awards from the National Press Club for his reporting. He was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Hartford and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He teaches Opinion Writing.