Gaskill Communications has provided a full range of strategic communications services to leaders and organizations across the country, with particular emphasis on Florida and Washington, DC, since 2002. We’re communicators, connectors and problem solvers.
With a distinguished background in communications, public affairs and media relations, Stephen Gaskill brings an experienced vision to crafting a communications strategy aimed at achieving your goal. Servicing client that include corporations, trade associations, nonprofits, and advocacy groups, Stephen counsels leaders and organizations on a wide range of issues, projects and causes, and devises and implements workable plans of action with measurable benchmarks.
Prior to forming Gaskill Communications, Stephen worked in a number of Washington DC’s leading public affairs firms with a wide-ranging portfolio that included health care, transportation, and environmental clients, among others. He served in both terms of the Clinton administration at the US Department of Labor, including overseeing the public affairs department at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as communications director.
A veteran of Democratic politics, Stephen has held senior communications roles in the Bill Clinton, Al Gore and John Kerry presidential campaigns. Over the years he has been advisor to and spokesperson for the Gore and Kerry families; press secretary and spokesperson for the 1993 Presidential Inaugural Committee; and held various media relations positions at several Democratic National Conventions.
At the state and local level he has been communications director on a variety of campaigns across Florida and in New York State, and helped to form the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, growing the organization into a statewide entity with significant impact on Florida politics and policy. He has also been a board member and leader in numerous nonprofit and political organizations.
Stephen holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland at College Park.