Our Story

  • Born of the legacy of Dittus Communications, Story Partners has emerged as one of Washington, D.C.’s leading strategic public affairs firms that clients turn to when their business, reputation, or brand are at risk.

    Clients trust Story Partners’ team of seasoned communications professionals because we have a reputation for executing winning public affairs strategies – whether you are trying to influence public opinion, shape a policy debate, build a coalition, activate a digital army, navigate a controversial legislative issue, or manage a crisis.

    At Story Partners, we know our clients have options and that we have to earn their trust every day. As their strategic partner, we are committed to making their goals our goals, and their successes our successes. This commitment to our clients is steeped in the values and practices we have honed over three decades of leading many of the nation’s most important public affairs campaigns.




  • Public Affairs

    We are a full-service, public affairs firm offering strategic counsel to U.S. and global clients. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., our team of veteran communicators has decades of experience working directly with policymakers, journalists, and thought leaders influencing policy outcomes at the state and federal levels. Our services include:

    • Communications Strategy
    • Media Outreach
    • Coalition Building
    • Reputation Management
    • Thought Leadership
    • Crisis Communications
    • Message Development
    • Grassroots Mobilization
    • Issue Advocacy

    Digital Communications

    Digital media strategies are essential components of a successful public affairs campaign. With in-house digital capabilities, we are at the forefront of developing innovative social media strategies and can quickly leverage digital media and traditional public affairs to engage a broad and diverse group of stakeholders on your issue.

    • Digital Media Strategy
    • Social Media Engagement
    • Website Development
    • Video Production
    • Content Generation
    • Graphic Design
    • Advertising

    Industry Expertise

    We are passionate and knowledgeable about public policy issues that affect our clients’ business. This in-depth knowledge and expertise in major industry sectors enables us to build relationships with the journalists, policymakers, and influencers who cover the issues, frame the debate, and establish policies.

    • Energy and Environment
    • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
    • Food, Nutrition, and Wellness
    • Financial Services
    • Transportation
    • Technology Policy

    “The team at Story Partners approaches our communications challenges as creative problem solvers & seasoned communicators. They are strategic in their approach & extremely effective. I can always count on them to deliver winning results.”



  • Featured Clients

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    “Storytelling is a creative work."



  • These creative samples offer insight into how we approach our work on behalf of clients. We offer each client a fresh and dynamic approach to visual storytelling that is both smart, persuasive, and reflects our passion for the work we do.



    Story Tellers

  • We have assembled a team of seasoned professionals who are among the best and most experienced in the business. Our collective backgrounds include experience as journalists, policy analysts, Capitol Hill staffers, industry insiders, digital strategists, and award-winning creatives. We can put together the right team to achieve your goals.

    Meet Our Leadership

    Featured Storyteller
    Gloria Story Dittus
    Debra Cabral
    Trudi Boyd
    Executive Vice President
    Carrie Blewitt
    Senior Vice President
    Kathy Jeavons
    Senior Vice President
    Betsy Thibaut Stephenson
    Senior Vice President

    “Story Partners has a rich history of influencing results on behalf of their clients. Southern Company turns to them when we need to reach core constituencies who can help influence outcomes.”



  • Contact us to learn how we can partner with you to develop your story into something truly newsworthy.


    The Flour Mill Building
    1000 Potomac Street, NW
    Suite 102
    Washington, DC 20007


    Phone: 202-706-7800
    Fax: 202-706-7805