Andrew Kirtzman, President
Andrew Kirtzman, President

Kirtzman Strategies was born of years of experience in the communications, media, government and political worlds.

The staff at Kirtzman Strategies has deep experience helping organizations get their messages out in a smart, strategic fashion. We are experienced crisis managers, helping our clients prepare for challenging situations and managing them once they occur.

Our clients include public officials; political candidates; major cultural institutions; technology startups; education reform organizations; school districts; health care companies; colleges and transportation advocacy groups.

Prior to forming Kirtzman Strategies, Andrew served as vice president at Global Strategy Group, a national political consulting firm, and served as senior advisor to NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott in the Bloomberg administration, in charge of communications and government relations.

Before entering the strategic communications field, Andrew was one of New York’s best-known political journalists. He is a multiple Emmy Award winner who has covered more than a dozen national political campaigns for print, television and the web and interviewed hundreds of elected officials as host of two widely-watched television political shows, “Kirtzman & Company” on WCBS-TV and “Inside City Hall” on New York 1 News.

He is the author of two best-selling books, Rudy Giuliani: Emperor of the City, and Betrayal: The Life and Lies of Bernie Madoff, and writes for publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post and The New Republic. He frequently appears on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel to discuss news and politics.