Rick Horowitz Bio

Rick Horowitz

Photo (c) Larry Najera. Used by permission.

Rick Horowitz is an award-winning writer skilled at communicating in a variety of formats and across a wide range of media.

He’s also a nationally known writing coach and trainer whose perceptive eye and practical approach offer you immediate improvements and long-term growth. 

He brings to Prime Prose a background in journalism –– online, print, TV and radio –– as well as law, policy and government service.

Rick has conducted popular workshops for lawyers, for newspapers and newspaper groups, state and regional press associations and other organizations both in and out of journalism:

     * District of Columbia Bar  

     * Minnesota CLE

     * Oregon State Bar

     * Office of the Inspector General / Social Security Administration

     * Raytheon Technologies

     * Memphis Bar Association

     * Louisville Bar Association

     * Boston Bar Association

     * The National Society of Newspaper Columnists

     * The Poynter Institute

     * Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media, DePauw University

     * Human Services Agency of San Francisco

     * Population Reference Bureau

     * The Association of Opinion Journalists (formerly National Conference of Editorial Writers)

     * The AOJ/NCEW Minority Writers Seminar 

     * UNCF (formerly United Negro College Fund)     

     * The American Press Institute

Rick has also served as an adjunct professor for American University's School of Communication, teaching an upper-level, multi-platform course in opinion writing, and for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, teaching business writing to business majors.

Rick was named a Life Member of the National Conference of Editorial Writers [now the Association of Opinion Journalists].

He's been a legislative assistant and principal speechwriter for a member of the congressional leadership, and a special assistant and ghostwriter for the director of a major Washington-based arts organization. He’s also served as editor of “Working Smarter, Not Just Harder: Three Sensible Strategies for Succeeding in College…and Life (2017), by Dr. Karl W. Reid. 

Rick has captured two Emmy Awards for his TV commentary, and two National Headliner Awards for his syndicated column. His commentaries have appeared on NPR and YouTube, and he’s been a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post and other prominent national blogs. 

Rick is a graduate of Brandeis University and NYU School of Law. 

Rick is ready to help you get your message out.

Contact Rick Horowitz: 414.963.9333 / (c) 414.899.7178   rick@primeprose.com