ABOUT ROSEMARIE TERENZIO, FOUNDER
RoseMarie Terenzio is the founder & CEO of RMT PR Management, a public relations and strategic communications firm focused on media, politics, crisis communications, publishing, hospitality, fashion and technology.
RoseMarie has consulted for major media outlets like ABC News, 20/20 and Good Morning America, brands including NOBU, Lucky Brand, Me & Ro Jewelry, and tech companies like Moven, Synechron and Hackateer Ventures. Her crisis clients have included Senator John Edwards and Rielle Hunter, Stephanie Madoff and Aaron Fisher, known as Jerry Sandusky’s “Victim 1” in the Penn State sex abuse scandal.
Prior to launching RMT, RoseMarie served as John F. Kennedy, Jr.’s chief of staff, managing a 40-person team at George Magazine. She oversaw Kennedy’s public relations and philanthropic causes, and served as a board member for his nonprofit, Reaching Up.
Beginning in 2000, RoseMarie worked for the Democratic National Committee managing celebrity outreach and producing media appearances for presidential campaigns. She also supported Simon & Schuster on the launch of James Carville and Paul Begala’s “Buck Up, Suck Up ... and Come Back When You Foul Up: 12 Winning Secrets from the War Room,” hosting large-scale events with President Bill Clinton and Harry Reid.
RoseMarie produced the documentary, “I AM JFK JR.” for SPIKE TV and national theatrical release. She also led media efforts for Madonna’s EPIX’s film “Madonna: The MDNA Tour.”
RoseMarie is the New York Times bestselling author of, “Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love and Loss.” She has contributed to and appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CBS Saturday Morning, PBS, CNN, Vanity Fair, Forbes, People Magazine, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, The New York Post, The Boston Globe and The Washington Post, among others.
She is a member of the advisory board of myFace.org and has been featured panelist and a mentor at SXSW.