Robert Leonard
57 E. Burke Ave Apt #2
Towson MD 21286


Looking for the opportunity to join a progressive organization that defends the public interest.


Lobbied in Washington, D.C. and Annapolis on behalf of Maryland PIRG and Towson University for progressive legislation such as stricter environmental laws and more funds for education. Promoted student activity to correct social issues at Towson University.
Wrote and edited articles for major newspapers including the New York Post, Washington Times, Miami Herald, and many more.

Employment History:

Robert Weiner Associates, Washington DC: Media/Research Staff, Consultant (06/03 - present)
Write and edit editorials in major newspapers and magazines, organize press conferences and develop contacts with the media for national public affairs company headed by former Clinton Administration senior public affairs director.

Phillips Harborplace, Baltimore MD: Server (02/03 - 07/03)
Served customers in a fast-paced seafood restaurant in Baltimore's tourist district.

Chef's Expressions, Timonium MD: Server/Bartender (09/02 - 02/03)
Server and bartender for an upscale catering company.

MaryPIRG, Baltimore MD: Field Manager (05/02 - 08/02)
Organize grassroot support for environmental legislation. Coordinate press conferences with major media markets for mass exposure.


Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Towson University, GPA: 3.1, Towson MD (2003)

Degree will be awarded 01/04. Selected to represent Towson University at Tiger Pride Day 2003 in an effort to lobby state legislators to reduce budget cuts to higher education.