Larry Ceisler


Larry Ceisler is a national leader in strategic communications, with more than 25 years of experience executing public affairs strategies, grassroots efforts and issue campaigns. As the principal of Ceisler Media, he closely manages the activities of the firm, serving a variety of clients ranging from Fortune 50 companies to regional businesses and non-profits.

Ceisler began his professional communications career as a television news producer for KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, and helped produce Pittsburgh Pirates telecasts. In 1982, he was promoted to KYW-TV in Philadelphia. In 1986, he served as Deputy Campaign Manager for Mayor W. Wilson Goode’s successful re-election effort. He then served as the Goode Administration’s Special Assistant for Governmental Relations and later joined the City Commerce Department as Special Counsel.

He formed what is now Ceisler Media as a one-man shop in 1993. The firm continues to grow its reputation for creativity, dogged enthusiasm and the ability to delivery victories for its clients.

Ceisler is a respected analyst of electoral politics and government and is frequently quoted in publications across Pennsylvania and nationally, including: The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The New York Times, The Washington Post and NPR.

He serves on the Board of WXPN, a public radio station in Philadelphia that is affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He is also on the Board of Advisors for the American University School of Public Affairs. Ceisler graduated from the American University and Duquesne University School of Law. He also attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.

Having lived and worked across Pennsylvania, Ceisler recognizes the importance of a statewide approach and has built one of the few communications firms with a reach across the Commonwealth, with full-service offices in Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh.