TVNewser Show TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Bloomberg Businessweek Profiles Hollywood’s Go-to DC Guy

There’s an intriguing article in the new issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, hitting newsstands today. Written by Robert Schmidt, it’s all about Steven Ross, head of Washington organization¬†The Artists & Athletes Alliance, which helps A-listers navigate Washington attractions and the halls of government.

He’s arranged a special tour of the ¬†National Gallery for Will Ferrell and family; gotten Foo Fighters frontman David Grohl and daughter into the Smithsonian. He also comes to LA every one in a while for some no-press-allowed outreach at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills:

An event in April featured Philippe Cousteau, who discussed the one-year anniversary of the Gulf oil spill and the environmental consequences from the Japanese disaster. Attendees included two actors from the CSI television shows, Jorja Fox and Omar Benson Miller, as well as former NFL player Marcellus Wiley.

Next month, Ross has scheduled Japan’s ambassador to the U.S., Ichiro Fujisaki, to give a talk about how his country is handling the crisis and how Americans can help.

Ross takes only a modest annual salary, and the organization is entirely donation-supported. You can follow him on Twitter @ArtistsAthletes.

Sponsored Post

Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.