Steve Rohr-Show Publicist-Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Steve is a widely-recognized Communication expert, TEDx speaker, bestselling author, professor and the Show Publicist for the Academy Awards.® He has made over a hundred media appearances in the US, Canada and UK. Notably, Steve is a regular on-air contributor to Canada’s #1 daytime television talk show “The Social” (CTV) and “The Morning Show” (Global TV, Canada).
He 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). For several years, Steve taught Communication and Public Relations at colleges in Southern California.
In 2016 and 2017, he was the Show Publicist for the Academy Awards, spearheading both the domestic and international publicity for the annual telecast, aired live in the US on the ABC Television Network and via broadcast partners in 225 countries and territories.
Steve graduated from Concordia College (Minnesota) with a B.A. in Communication, Political Science and Art and serves on the National Alumni Board. He earned an M.A. in Communication at Arizona State University. Steve is Canadian/American and divides his time between Los Angeles and Toronto. @RealSteveRohr