Services & Specialities

One team that does it all.

To manage a crisis, protect a brand, advocate for an issue, or win an election, you need multiple pieces to move at the same time.

SKDK has deep expertise in every communications tool and experience communicating about any issue.

SKDK is also a proud member of Stagwell Global, a collaborative group of communications, digital, and marketing agencies that brings even more talent to the table.

What We Do

We know that campaigns are about one thing. Winning.

Navigating complexities with authenticity and leadership.

Conferences from beginning to end.

Whether you’re in person, virtual, or hybrid, a successful conference carefully considers your narrative, your attendees, and the interactivity that makes your meeting one of the most important events of your year.

Crises are rarely about the crisis.

When the worst happens, we make sure you are at your best.

An effective digital strategy is critical to your success.

Shaping opinion, mobilizing action, driving results.

Led by senior presidential speechwriters from the Biden and Obama White Houses, our team helps leaders nail the narratives and strengthen the skills they need to succeed in the spotlight.

We craft messaging that advances causes, wins campaigns, and defines companies.

Helping our clients target and approach critical audiences.

Strategic communications at the intersection of valuation and reputation.

We have the experience, relationships, and track record that you can rely on to tell your story.

You can rely on us to tell your story.

Improve how you communicate a commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging.

It’s how you share your values.

Who is your audience, what do they think, and how can you move them?

Research is the fundamental building block of any effective strategy.

When the stakes couldn’t be higher or the spotlight brighter.

We draw on our experience working in the White House, Congress, the executive branch, statehouses, and newsrooms to help you win.

We apply the techniques we’ve honed in the highest-pressure environments.

Breaking through has never been more difficult. Communicating your message with measurable results has never been more critical. This is where we thrive.

Partner Agencies

Sloane & Company

Strategic Communications at the Intersection of Valuation and Reputation

Sloane & Company is an industry-leading strategic communications firm. We are known for our intelligence, intensity, creativity and focus on getting results. Whether the situation calls for developing and delivering the right messages to the audiences that matter or advising on high-stakes deals or crises, our goal is the same — to drive winning outcomes for our clients.

Jasper Advisors

When it matters who you trust.

With decades of experience at the highest levels of business, government, and civil society, Jasper Advisors brings a multidimensional perspective to client work. Jasper advises CEOs, Fortune 500 companies, and emerging businesses; non-profit leaders and organizations; and prominent individuals on managing their reputation and navigating the change, challenges, and opportunities that come with operating in today’s complex, multi-stakeholder world.

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Case Studies

Prince George’s County Public Schools

Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)