Michael Frazier

Michael Frazier is an Executive Vice President in the Public Affairs practice in New York. Frazier supports corporate, crisis, and advocacy clients, as well as develops business and engages in leadership initiatives at the firm. Frazier brings over two decades of communications expertise to his role at SKDK, spanning journalism, politics, marketing, advocacy, and business.

Frazier formerly served as the Executive Vice President and Deputy Director for External Affairs at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, a national spokesman for the Mike Bloomberg 2020 presidential campaign, and the Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President for External Affairs for Food Allergy Research and Education, or FARE. Before joining SKDK, Frazier was the inaugural Chief Communications Officer for the America250 Foundation. While Frazier is an experienced communications and marketing executive, he has a deep understanding of the national media landscape after a decade-long journalism career for the Associated Press, Newsday, and other newspapers.

Frazier earned his bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where he was a William Fulbright Scholarship recipient.

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Alex Bloom

Alex uses his experience in politics and newspaper journalism to help some of the nation’s largest companies and foundations to secure high-profile coverage, navigate major crises, and build strategic media campaigns.

At SKDK, Alex advises clients on a range of communications engagements from public affairs outreach to managing internal and crisis communications. He has extensive experience placing stories and securing interviews for corporate, nonprofit, and advocacy clients – outlets include the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, and NPR. Alex’s experience spans multiple industries including healthcare, higher education, philanthropy, and nonprofits.

Alex has spent more than a decade working in Massachusetts media. He most recently advised Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s political team in 2020 and has regularly worked with Boston news outlets on behalf of business and healthcare clients. He came to SKDK from O’Neill and Associates, where he developed and implemented media strategy for many clients including 1199SEIU, the Boston Carmen’s Union, Stonehill College, and HarborOne Bank. He worked on campaigns for Congresswoman Katherine Clark and former State Senator Warren Tolman.

Alex started his career as a newspaper reporter, with stops at the Arizona Republic, The Eagle-Tribune and The Enterprise of Brockton. Alex lives in Somerville, and he is a graduate of Tufts University.

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Elizabeth Kenigsberg

Liz specializes in public affairs and crisis management, bringing more than a decade of strategic communications and media relations experience to SKDK. Liz is the Head of SKDK’s cybersecurity and technology practice and leads policy and crisis communications for the firm’s corporate, nonprofit and advocacy clients.

While at SKDK, Liz has helped clients navigate cyberattacks, Congressional inquiries, and has played a central role in communications efforts involving Supreme Court cases and high-profile litigation. She partners with clients to prepare for and respond to both internal and external crises and reputational threats while also developing strategic public affairs campaigns. Her subject-matter expertise includes privacy and cybersecurity as well as experience working with both startups and publicly traded companies. ­

Liz joined SKDK after serving as Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s press secretary, where she developed and implemented media strategies toward the senator’s successful re-election. A native of California, she has also worked in the Office of the First Lady and statewide political campaigns.

She holds a degree with honors from the University of Southern California in journalism and political science. PR News named Liz one of the Top Women in PR in 2019 and she lives in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

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