Steve Rohr

Steve Rohr

Steve Rohr

OSCARS® Show Publicist

Steve Rohr is a widely-recognized Communication expert, bestselling author, TEDx speaker and the Show Publicist for the Academy Awards.®


As a Communication expert, Steve has made over a hundred TV, radio and other media appearances in the US, Canada and UK. Notably, he’s the on-air Communication expert for Canada’s #1 daytime talk show “The Social” (CTV), “The Morning Show” (GlobalNews) and “The Night Side” (Newstalk 1010, Toronto, IHeartRadioCA). Additionally, Steve is a contributor to Backstage magazine, the premiere career resource for actors and performers.


Steve co-authored the bestselling how-to book “Scared Speechless: 9 Ways to Overcome Your Fears and Captivate Your Audience” (Career Press), which won a 2016 Foreword Reviews “Book of the Year” Award (Self-help). For several years, he taught Communication, Public Relations and/or coached Speech part-time on Southern California campuses including Cal State Long Beach, Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta College, Rio Hondo College and Saddleback College. He’s given TEDx Talks in 2017 and 2018.


Since 2016, Steve has served as the Show Publicist for the OSCARS®, spearheading the worldwide publicity for the annual telecast, broadcast live in the United States on the ABC Television Network and via broadcast partners in 225 countries and territories.


Prior to this role, Steve was founder/president of an LA-based entertainment public relations agency representing award-winning actors, recording artists, personalities, authors and films. He is a member of the Television Academy (Public Relations Peer Group) and the Publicists Guild.


Steve graduated magna cum laude from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) with a B.A. in Communication, Political Science and Art and currently serves on the National Alumni Board. He earned an M.A. from the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University (Tempe).


A Canadian/American, Steve divides his time between Los Angeles and Toronto.




Twitter: @RealSteveRohr


Instagram: @RealSteveRohr