Posts: Tom Barritt

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Tom Barritt is Partner and Managing Director of Ketchum’s Communications Training Network, a team of executive media coaches. He has helped executives shape stories that get noticed for nearly three decades.

Writer or Collaborator? The Cookbook Wars Heat Up.

by Tom Barritt| March 26, 2012

New York Times food writer Julia Moskin’s recollections of her early career as a cookbook “ghost writer” ignited a rolling boil of a controversy in the professional food world. Those two little words had the combustible effect of splashing water on a kitchen grease fire.   Food luminaries from Rachael Ray to Gwyneth Paltrow took to […]

From Shakespeare to Goldman Sachs: Characters Drive a Good Story

by Tom Barritt| March 19, 2012

This post was originally published on The very public resignation of a mid-level Goldman Sachs executive – which erupted on the New York Times Op Ed page Wednesday – has all the elements of a rippin’ good yarn.  Fans of both potboilers and highbrow drama need look no further than Page One to find […]