Patrick O'Neil is a veteran of over thirty years in television network news, and provides crisis communications consulting as a member of Remlu’s consortium. As a producer for Good Morning America, World News Tonight, America Held Hostage (the predecessor to Nightline) and the ABC News Special Events Unit, he covered events such as the SALT 2 Treaty signing in Vienna, the Tokyo economic summit, President Reagan’s 1984 China trip, and the Reagan-Gorbachev arms control summit in Reykjavik, Iceland. Other events include more than a dozen political conventions, plus Presidential and most midterm elections since 1980. He has been honored for his roles in ABC’s coverage of Operation Desert Storm (Emmy), and September 11th (National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, George Foster Peabody Award [University of Georgia], Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award). Mr. O’Neil helped formulate ABC News emergency response and business disruption planning (including the response to a 2001 anthrax scare at ABC News New York City headquarters). He ensured continuing operation of ABC’s video editing during a ten week union walkout, as well as participating in labor arbitrations and grievance and discipline procedures. Mr. O’Neil has been a liaison to the U.S. Military Academy West Point; the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Ft. McNair, D.C.; the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA.; and the George C. Marshall Center, Garmisch, Germany. 
 
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