Whitepapers & Studies
In-depth information on speechwriting and leadership communication, from the Professional Speechwriters Association.
The State of Speechwriting 2023: An Executive Summary
Previously published by the PSA
Exec Comms Pros Share How They’re Doing (and How They’re Feeling About Their Work)
Writers of the Lost Art: “Rhetorical Perspective,” and the Future of Speechwriting
The Executive Communication Standard – What You Need to Know
Back to the Future, in Professional Speechwriting
What Is “An Effort to Understand”?
Speechwriting and 2020
Executive Communications is Different
Speechwriting and Coronavirus
Internal Exec Comms: The Case for Your Embrace
A Provocation from the Pulpit: Dead Preachers Challenge Living Speechwriters
How to Write a Great Commencement Speech (And Why You Must)
Speechwriter to Executive Communication Manager, in 10 Strategic Steps
One Step at a Time: A Practical Process for Writing Any Speech
The Venerable Venues Keep Up with the Times: A Benchmarking Report
An Eclectic Philosophy, by ECC Founder & Executive Director David Murray
The Trust Deficit: What Speechwriters Need to Know Now
Leadership Communication and Speechwriting in the Age of Social Media
What is a Speechwriter?
Below are some useful links for speechwriters. Additional resources available for members under My Account.