Real life can be stranger than fiction. And in Washington, DC, working in crisis communications often provides a front row seat to moments which rival the drama on Scandal. This week’s Guest Mentor on Protégé Podcast, Melanie R. Newman – former communications advisor to a Member of Congress, the HUD Secretary, the White House Budget Director, and the Attorney General – has been a witness to history. Check out how this FAMU-educated communications expert provides calm during political storms. But please don’t call her Olivia Pope…she’s better. Click below to listen!