For Speechwriters, a Change of Venue: From the Ballroom to the Bedroom

More virtual conferences mean major changes in the nature of speeches — and the speechwriters who are hired to write them.

It’s been a relatively good week for speeches and speechwriters!

On Sunday, Queen Elizabeth gave a widely appreciated televised speech calling on British citizens to show “the quiet, good-humored resolve” they’ve been known for going back to her first radio address, in 1940. On…