DOT Speechwriter Kieffer Heads to West Wing Writers as Principal
First reported in Politico’s “Playbook,” the DC-based firm West Wing Writers announced that Jonas Kieffer, Director of Speechwriting at the U.S. Department of Transportation, is joining the firm as its newest Principal.
Jonas served as Chief Speechwriter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
Before joining the Obama administration in 2010, Kieffer was Chief Speechwriter / Senior Writer at the Rockefeller Foundation from 2007-2010. Before that he was a speechwriter for former Gov. Jon Corzine (D-NJ).
Kieffer is a native of Ann Arbor, MI and a 2005 magna cum laude graduate of Brown University. (Politico’s “Playbook”)