KARV Communications, a strategic communications firm focused on global, corporate, and financial communications, crisis management, and public affairs, today announced that Richard Wolffe has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor. Richard is a best-selling author; senior political and diplomatic journalist, columnist and analyst; and digital media executive.
“I have known Richard for almost twenty years and admired his talents from afar and up close,” said Andrew Frank, Founder and President of KARV Communications. “We are thrilled to have Richard join the KARV team and bring his vast knowledge of global issues, domestic U.S. politics and strategic thinking to enhance our ability to serve our clients during these times of change and uncertainty.”
Richard currently serves as the Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Digital Officer at Global Citizen, a non-profit social action platform dedicated to solving the world’s biggest challenges, and ending extreme poverty in our lifetime. He also writes a twice-weekly column for The Guardian, focusing on U.S. politics.
An MSNBC political analyst for a decade, Richard was previously Vice-President and Executive Editor of MSNBC.com, launching the channel’s website and app in 2013 and its digital video channel in 2014.
“I look forward to working with the KARV team and adding my experience and insights to their already expansive strategic communications and public affairs capabilities. In a rapidly changing world, it’s important to see the bigger picture of domestic and global trends,” Richard said.
Richard is the author of several best-selling books, including Renegade: The Making of a President; Revival: The Struggle for Survival Inside the Obama White House; and The Message: The Re-Selling of President Obama. He is co-author of The Victim’s Fortune about the international effort to win restitution for victims of the Nazi Holocaust, as well as two cookbooks, Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America, and Made in Spain.
As a senior journalist at the Financial Times and Newsweek, Richard covered American politics, foreign policy and international affairs. Born in Birmingham, England, Richard graduated from Oxford University with first-class honors in English and French.