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Naomi Seligman
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Naomi has built her career transforming talented people and organizations into powerhouses of influence. Her hard-hitting media strategies have put clients on the map for 20 years, in a career spanning both coasts and the very different worlds of Washington D.C. and Hollywood.

As president of Seligman Consulting, she creates winning strategies for advocacy organizations, writers, documentary-makers and entertainment industry luminaries, generating media buzz and building partnerships around their films and campaigns.

Naomi created, launched and led a national advocacy and entertainment campaign for INOCENTE, the 2013 Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short at the Academy Awards. She has worked with Carie LeMack, founder of the Global Survivors Network, on publicizing the 2011 Oscar-nominated short documentary Killing in the Name, and with Oscar-nominated producer Marc Smolowitz on the award-winning documentary The Power of Two.

In her political work, she has helped end the careers of some of the most corrupt members of Congress, targeted the NRA and its allies, exposed front groups covering for corporate interests, and rooted out misinformation in the media.

Naomi launched and directed the communications operations of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and Media Matters for America and was the media force behind the defense of outed undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson and her husband, Ambassador Joseph Wilson.

She has worked with actors from Kim Cattrall to Ellen Page and the stars of Criminal Minds to advance their advocacy efforts. She launched the 'Rebuild The Dream' Campaign Tour with Van Jones, Shepard Fairey and The Roots.

Naomi has been featured in media including CNN, NPR, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Roll Call, The Wall Street Journal and the AP.

Naomi is a partner with the Truman National Security Network and a mentor with New Leaders Council. She has worked extensively on Capitol Hill.

Entries by Naomi Seligman

Divest Now: Clayton Williams, the Oil Corporation That Loves the NRA (Even More Than its Own Shareholders)

(15) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 2:01 PM

Co-authored by Nick Guroff, Corporate Accountability International

The independent Texas oil and gas corporation, Clayton Williams Energy, will no doubt be riding high when it hosts its annual shareholder meeting today. Profits and revenues are up, thanks in part to the corporation's fracking activities. Meanwhile, the corporation's stock...

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Not So Fracking Fast

(8) Comments | Posted June 14, 2013 | 3:16 PM

If you were to look only at top headlines these days you would be convinced that hydraulic fracking is the cutting-edge technology. It will safely and quickly unlock a century's worth of American energy, creating millions of new jobs and billions of state revenue.

This would also seem to be...

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The Poll, the Paymaster and the Taxpayer

(4) Comments | Posted July 14, 2010 | 4:33 PM

Any time government contractors start seriously vying for congressional dollars, the rest of us are pretty much guaranteed a tawdry good time as we watch them have at it. Even by the dismal standards of Washington pay-to-play politics, though, the shenanigans of defense giant Pratt & Whitney -- fighting tooth...

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Soldiers Getting Scrooged for the Holidays

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2009 | 11:57 AM

This was not on any soldier's wish list.

Just in time for Christmas, Mercury Insurance executives are submitting signatures for a deceptive ballot initiative that would raise insurance premiums for soldiers and all other California drivers. The measure would allow Mercury and every other insurer to penalize those who want...

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