Director of Communications
Heather Smith is the Director of Communications for Americans United for Life. Her focus is to oversee corporate communications including traditional media, internet, and new media.
In 2004, Miss Smith came to Washington, D.C. to work for FOX News Channel as a television booker. She produced Weekend Live with Tony Snow and FOX News Live, and booked guests for FOX’s breaking news special programming. Previously she produced the top 20 market Orlando morning drive talk radio show WFLA-AM’s The Shannon Burke Show and worked on several documentaries for PBS and History Channel. She has produced film documentaries hosted by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Dick Morris and Walter Cronkite.
In 1999, Smith began her media career as an alternative rock disc jockey and host for a love and relationships talk radio show. She went on to produce local and national talk radio show programs including three top 10 nationally syndicated radio programs: The G. Gordon Liddy Show, The Laura Ingraham Show, and most recently, The Lars Larson Show.
In addition, she has been in front of the microphone having been interviewed on FOX News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, and many nationally syndicated talk radio programs about an initiative she successfully spearheaded to mandate American flags in every public classroom in Florida. The Freedom Flag Act was signed into law by Governor Jeb Bush in May 2004. Prior to flag initiative, she was active in presidential and gubernatorial campaigns and ran an Orlando-based conservative grassroots non-profit organization.
She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where she studied in Film, Television, and Radio and minored in Legal Studies. She currently resides in Washington, D.C.