speechwriter

[speech-rahy-ter]
noun
a person who writes speeches for others, usually for pay.

Origin:
1825–35; speech + writer

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In addition to being a novelist, she has worked as a political speechwriter and a screenwriter.
He was an expert on propaganda and film-making, serving initially as a consultant on political matters and as a speechwriter.
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