Press Secretaries and Political Consultants

Employment for public relations specialists, which includes press secretaries and political consultants, is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all careers through 2024. Consultants and media representatives will become increasingly important to candidates and elected officials. Television ads, social media, and Internet campaigns have become┬ánecessary to reach the public. The work of press secretaries will expand as more news networks and news magazines closely follow the decisions and actions of government officials.  

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