2016 Rising PR Stars: Michael Moroney, Senior Director, Public Affairs, Story Partners

Whether it’s an opinion piece drafted, vetted and placed with contacts inside Beltway publications or reporters requesting client news or an inside scoop, Michael Moroney is Story Partners’ go-to media guru.

Moroney has a unique ability to digest and understand a broad range of policy issues and effectively communicate them to diverse audiences. From solar energy, to tax reform, to retail, to congressional leadership in Washington, D.C., he understands how to leverage key moments and events to ensure clients are part of the right conversations, while consistently driving new opportunities to keep them top-of-mind.

Moroney is skillful in the promotion of large events, including the White House Correspondents’ Jam II, a high-profile event during the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner weekend. Through Moroney’s outreach and relationships, he was able to secure appearances by Jake Tapper, Wolf Blitzer, Jonathan Capehart, Howard Fineman and numerous other high-profile media personalities. Additionally, he was able to secure coverage to increase the prestige of the event from The Washington Post, Roll Call, The Hill, CNN and a plethora of D.C. lifestyle publications.