"Understanding how we truly communicate can unlock the potential of human relationships” - Steve Rohr
Communication Expert, Speaker, Author, Educator, and Show Publicist for
the Academy Awards®.
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About Steve Rohr
Steve Rohr is a widely-recognized Communication expert, speaker, bestselling author and educator.
Notably, he is the Show Publicist for the Academy Awards®, spearheading the worldwide publicity for the telecast, broadcast live in 225 countries and territories.
Along with his seasonal role with the Oscars®, Steve is a popular Communication media expert in the US and Canada. Stateside, he’s made multiple appearances on “WGN Morning News” (WGN-TV, Chicago) and “CT Style” (ABC 8, New Haven/Hartford). He’s a regular guest on Canada’s #1 national daytime TV talk show “The Social” (CTV) and #1 national breakfast program “The Morning Show” (Global TV). Additionally, he’s appeared on “Good Morning Britain” (ITV).
On radio, he’s been a guest on SiriusXM (Wharton School of Business), KABC-AM TalkRadio 790 (Los Angeles), CHUM-FM 104.5 (Toronto), CIUT-FM 98.5 (Toronto), CJAD-AM 800 (Montreal) and SiriusXM Canada. Currently, Steve is the “go-to Communication expert” for “The Night Side” hosted by Barb DiGiulio on CFRB-AM Newstalk 1010 (Toronto).
Steve has received widespread print/digital coverage including features in Inc., AARP, The Magazine’s “Life Reimagined,” Toronto Star (full page), Toronto Sun (full page), Toronto 24HRS (full page), Ability Magazine, Public Management magazine, CORP! magazine and The Hollywood Reporter. In addition, he’s a regular contributor to Backstage magazine, the premiere career resource for actors.
A sought-after speaker, Steve was the closing speaker for TEDxFargo 2017. Other recent appearances include: Alliance for Children’s Rights, Academy of Dramatic Arts West and the Television Academy Foundation.
As a corporate trainer, Steve has coached 9 international finalist teams for XPrize (e.g. ANA, Brita, Caterpillar and Lowe’s). His client roster includes Mackenzie Investments in Canada and one of the largest privately held banks in the US.
Steve co-authored the bestselling how-to book “Scared Speechless: 9 Ways to Overcome Your Fears and Captivate Your Audience” (Career Press, 2016), which won a 2016 Foreword Reviews “Book of the Year” Award (Self-help). He’s taught Communication and PR on several Southern California campuses including California State Long Beach, Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta College, Rio Hondo College and Saddleback College.
He graduated magna cum laude from Concordia College with a B.A. in Communication, Political Science and Art and serves on the National Alumni Board. Steve earned an M.A. in Communication from Arizona State University. A Canadian/American, he splits his time between Los Angeles and Toronto.
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Steve Rohr is an acclaimed speaker, educator, & publicist.
Steve is privileged to be the Show Publicist for the Academy Awards® overseeing the domestic and international publicity for the live telecast on the ABC Television Network and 225 countries and territories worldwide. Next year will be his tenth year working on the OSCARS® ceremony. Prior to his current role with the OSCARS, Steve represented actors, recording artists, films, experts, and authors while running his own LA-based PR agency.
Steve is a dynamic and engaging keynote speaker who has wowed audiences across the U.S. Using personal stories and curated research, poetry to audience participation, Steve delivers high-impact motivation no matter what the size of the audience - from 50 to 38,000.
Steve has taught Public Relations and Communication on several Southern California campuses, including Cal State Long Beach, Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta College, Rio Hondo College, and Saddleback College. Steve earned his Master's degree in Communication from Arizona State University and holds a B.A. in Political Science, Communication, and Art from Concordia College (MN).
Steve brings over two decades in the Communication field to organizations big and small. Areas of emphasis include Presentation Skills, Group Bonding, Image & Branding and Interpersonal Skill-building. Notably, he was the presentation skills coach for nine international finalists teams for last year's XPrize Visioneers Summit representing companies like ANA, Brita, Rosa Properties, Caterpillar, Deloitte and Lowe's.
Steve Rohr is featured internationally on TV, Podcasts, Print, & Radio.
“AM Northwest” (ABC), Portland, OR“Connecticut Style” (ABC), New Haven/Hartford, CT“ETALK” (CTV), National, Canada“Good Day Austin” (FOX), Austin, TX“Good Day Tulsa” (ABC), Tulsa, OK“Good Morning Arizona” (IND), Phoenix, AZ“Good Morning Britain” (ITV), National, UK“Morning Live” (CTV), Calgary, AB“Morning Live” (CTV), Edmonton, AB"Morning Live" (CTV), Vancouver, BC“North Dakota Today” (NBC), Fargo, ND“Talk of the Town” (CBS), Nashville, TN“The Morning Show” (Global), Toronto, ON“The Morning Show" (Global), National Canada (regular)“The Social” (CTV), National, Canada (regular)“WGN Morning News” (IND), Chicago, IL
Print & Digital Appearances
Backstage magazine, Regular Contributor (Monthly Column)
Fast Company magazine
AARP’s Life Reimagined
Toronto Star (Full-page)
Toronto Sun (Full-page)
24HRS Toronto (Full-page)
Public Management magazine
The Hollywood Reporter
Tribune Content Agency (Careers Now)
Radio & Podcast Appearances
“The Night Side” News Talk 1010, Toronto, ON (regular)“Engaging Minds,” KABC-AM, Los Angeles, CA“Mornings with Ed & Katie,” 90.3 AMP Mornings, Calgary, AB“Wharton Business Radio,” Sirius XM“What She Said” Sirius XM, National Canada“Career Buzz” 89.5 CIUT FM, Toronto, ON104.5 Chum FM, Toronto, ON“The Social Business Hour” Podcast“The Nice Guys on Business” Podcast“The Champion Entrepreneur” Podcast“The Conscious Millionaire” Podcast“Discover Your Talent” Podcast“Cash Flow Diary” Podcast“Inside Acting” Podcast“School for Startups” Radio“Business Insanity” Radio“Startup Madness” Podcast“Your Partner in Success” Podcast“The Barry Moltz Show” Podcast“The Win” Pod cast“Marketing Matters” Podcast“Entrepreneur Talk” Podcast“The Stuph File” Podcast“The Rusty Lion” Podcast“Ambitious Radio Network” Podcast“The Successful Pitch” Podcast“The Voice of Bold Business” Podcast
On Set with Steve
9 Ways to Overcome your Fears and Captivate your Audience
Along with psychologist Dr. Shirley Impellizzeri, with whom he hosted a live "psychology meets real-life" radio show for three years, Steve is the author of the bestselling book "Scared Speechless: 9 Ways to Overcome Your Fears and Captivate Your Audience" (Career Press, March 2016).
WGN Morning News Chicago
"What You're Saying During Interviews Without Saying a Word"
GLOBAL TV's The Morning Show, Toronto
"Book: Scared Speechless"
Good Day Austin, FOX
CT Style, ABC
"He Said, She Said: How Men & Women Communicate Differently and Why it Matters"
Marilyn Atlas Management
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