Press Gallery

NPBBarks Communications President Ed Barks gives you no-nonsense analysis of key media events, speeches, and Congressional testimony appearances. Ed is a former reporter and currently serves on the National Press Club Board of Governors. He knows you need concise quotes—on deadline—backed by years of experience as a communications consultant.

Contact info:
Ed Barks
Phone: (540) 955-0600
e-mail: ebarks at barkscomm dot com

Ed offers expert reaction and analysis of events including:

  • State of the Union
  • Quotes in leading newspapers
  • Speeches by high profile CEOs and other leaders
  • TV sound bites
  • Congressional testimony

Ed is also available to write an op-ed or column about communicating in public tailored specifically for your readership. See examples of columns he has written for other publications.

For further details about free articles for your publication, contact Ed at (540) 955-0600 or send him an e-mail.

Barks Communications News Releases:

October 5, 2017
Barks Explains the Truth About Public Speaking to DC Psychologists October 20

September 19, 2017
New Tip Sheet Reveals When Communications Strategy Fails to Work

September 5, 2017
Barks Commemorates 20th Anniversary

August 29, 2017
Barks Outlines Approach to Media Training before PR Indies on September 7

July 11, 2017
Thought Piece Shows How Body Language Can Help Your Career

April 13, 2017
Barks Updates Buyer’s Guide to Communications Training Consultants

March 8, 2017
How Media Training Can Help Grow a PR Agency

January 31, 2017
2017’s Business Puzzle: How to Persuade the New Administration

September 15, 2016
Barks Adds Voice to Indie Author Day Panel October 8

July 12, 2016
How to Communicate During a Cyberattack: Resource Sheds Light on Oft-neglected Perspective

June 7, 2016
Barks Recognized as Consultant of the Month

June 2, 2016
Barks Shares The Truth About Public Speaking on June 18

April 7, 2016
News Interview on Skype Coming Up? Here’s How to Ace It

March 2, 2016
Barks Highlights Value of National Press Club Membership

December 11, 2015
Record Vote Total Powers Barks Re-election to National Press Club Board of Governors

August 6, 2015
Could Reputational Risk Doom Your Business? New Paper Covers 20 Ways to Counter Threats

July 1, 2015
Public Relations Society’s Largest Chapter Hears from Barks on July 22

May 13, 2015
Barks Tells National Press Club Audience How to Cure Spokesperson “Foot-in-Mouth” Disease

May 4, 2015
Barks to Explain How to Counsel Spokespeople in National Press Club Address

March 5, 2015
How to Testify Before Congress” Video Adds Punch to Capitol Hill Testimony

March 3, 2015
Experts Show How to Testify Before Congress in “Thrill on the Hill” Research Report

Press Gallery archives containing previous news releases.

Ed Barks has been featured in these media outlets:

  • CNN/Money
  • Washington Post
  • Chicago Tribune
  • (Cleveland) Plain Dealer
  • (Columbia, South Carolina) The State
  • Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch
  • Concord (New Hampshire) Monitor
  • Denver Post
  • Everett (Washington) Herald
  • Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
  • Los Angeles Daily News
  • Miami Herald
  • Modesto Bee
  • Naples (Florida) Daily News
  • New Britain (Connecticut) Herald
  • Press of Atlantic City
  • Salt Lake Tribune
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
  • Toronto Globe and Mail
  • Tucson Star
  • Washington Business Journal
  • Associations Now
  • CEO Update
  • E-Commerce Times
  • WVIT-TV, Hartford (NBC affiliate)
  • BIZradio1320, Houston
  • WRVA radio, Richmond, Virginia