Karen Ritter is the President of Strategic Communications and is our media specialist. She handles all of our media buying services and produces television and radio ads, informational videos, billboards, PowerPoint presentations, direct mail, brochures, newsletters and more.
Karen was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1986 to 1994, and is widely known and respected for her strong leadership and experience in the Pennsylvania House. She was a leading advocate for working families and earned an AFL-CIO COPE cumulative rating of 91% on union issues during her legislative tenure.
In addition to her work with Strategic Communications Consultants, Karen was the host and producer of a one-hour weekly radio talk show with a progressive and pro-union perspective. The show, called Working Family Matters, aired on as many as 25 radio stations, including stations in New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Atlantic City, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., and included former Vice President Al Gore as a guest.
Karen’s experience includes strategic planning and general consulting for non-profits, unions and other organizations.
Karen’s insight into the inner workings of government and the political process that controls the legislative process makes her a valuable consultant to, and representative of, any client with public policy interests. Her experiences as a candidate and elected official also give her a unique perspective as a communications consultant.
Karen is also involved in charitable activities. She serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of NARAL Pro-Choice Americaand Chair of the NPCA PAC. She is also Chapter Leader and founder of the Lehigh-Bucks Chapter of Dining for Women.
Email: karen at strategicco.com