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November 27th, 2012

When the mighty fall, they call Judy

Public Relations

Alumna and crisis advisor Judy Smith (CGS ’78 COM ’80) established a career by managing the secrets of several celebrity clients. Her work even helped inspire the character Olivia Pope (played by Kerry Washington) in ABC’s drama Scandal. With the rise of Facebook, hidden cameras and “deleted emails,” these are boom times for Smith and […]


April 24th, 2012

COM alumna inspires ABC drama ‘Scandal’

Mass Comm, Advertising, Public Relations

She’s helped Monica Lewinsky, Michael Vick and BP get beyond life-altering scandals. Now, COM graduate Judy Smith (CGS ’78, COM ’80) is the inspiration for ABC’s “Scandal,” a soapy drama helmed by “Grey’s Anatomy” showrunner Shonda Rhimes and starring Kerry Washington as a crisis management director. From The Washington Post: Her crisis management and communications […]