Russ Rhea

Vice President of Media Services, Hahn Public Communications

Russ Rhea spent 15 years as an anchor, reporter and producer in media markets across the country and won several Emmy and Associated Press awards. He has been the lead spokesperson trainer with the Hahn Agency for more than a decade and conducts training workshops for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and non-profits.

 In a typical year, he leads more than 250 spokespeople through their skills training on an array of topics. Whether it’s being in a pressure-packed interview with the New York Times, public meetings or Legislative testimony, Russ teaches techniques that help spokespeople stay positive and on-message.

 Russ is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. He is a highly sought speaker at communications industry events and conferences.