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Tony Trupiano has spent the better part of the past two decades in and around the media. As the host of his own nationally syndicated radio programs for 15 years, Tony has interviewed over 25,000 guests and appeared as a guest on over 800 radio and national television shows. He founded of his own public relations firm and he went on to author two books and became a "go to" authority on a myriad of issues from weight loss to self empowerment; from politics to pop culture.
Tony's list of media training clients number over 2000, many of them well known celebrities and authors. He often works under confidentially agreements and enjoys of the challenge of helping people discover their voice.
Tony is respected and well known for his honesty and willingness to do what it takes to get to a core message. He works tirelessly with his clients and advocates for his clients in finding the most passionate and profound tenets of their message and then giving them the tools to deliver that message.
His natural gift of owning a message has been invaluable to his client base as they launch a new book or product line.
As a crisis communication consultant, Tony has assisted corporations and individuals in shaping a message of truth to navigate clients out of troubled situations.
In 2006, Tony ran for congress where he was narrowly defeated by a three term incumbent.
Tony has routinely donated time each year to non-profits in assisting them in message development.
Tony has also owned and operated three restaurants.
(8 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Sarah Palin Doesn't Matter
Is Sarah Palin a hate monger? Absolutely! Is Sarah Palin a fear monger? Absolutely! Is Sarah Palin stupid? Absolutely not! You aren't getting one simple fact. Sarah Palin doesn't care about consequences because she doesn't have to.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 27, 2011 John Boehner and the Republican Lie Machine
John Boehner is and was a student of Karl Rove, his top student. Many of us who have been reporting on politics for many years now have watched John Boehner embrace the politics of the second Bush era and thrive in that political system.
SHARE Thursday, January 13, 2011 Gabby Opened Her Eyes Today: A Metaphor Worth Embracing?
Gabby opened her eyes today, the President told us, and I immediately thought when will we open our eyes? I believe the metaphor should not be lost on us at a time when every single step we collectively take matters deeply to every person's future.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 25, 2011 State Of The Union: The TWO Republican Responses
I will be surprised if Michelle Bachmann directly slams the Republican Party and I believe her remarks will mostly be directed at President Obama, but complicit in that response, and I'm sure one unsanctioned by the mainstream Republican Party, will be extreme issues and ideas that will make some in the Republican unhappy, maybe even pissed off.
SHARE Monday, January 17, 2011 2012 Presidential Race: Let the Games Begin!
A Mike Pence candidacy also tells us more than Republicans would admit to, that they are not united in their love of those who are most likely to run and that is perhaps very telling indeed.
SHARE Friday, January 28, 2011 Earmarks: This Liberal Says Kill Them Or Else
Even this liberal knows that we can't continue to play the game the way we currently are. This kind of change is mandatory and it will take courage and bravado and honesty to accomplish, but maybe we are finally ready for that for the alternative is disastrous.
SHARE Wednesday, January 26, 2011 The State of the Union: The Tale of Three Distortions
There is nothing screamingly great about this SOTU speech. There is no a single moment where I felt, yes, hell yes, we have arrived! There wasn't anything here to set your hair on fire about and there was nothing that the "other side" can take a run with without lying, which I will get to in a moment. And maybe that's the brilliance on this particular SOTU speech, maybe.