Fraser P. Seitel is an American publicist and author.
Seitel is president of Emerald Partners, a public relations firm that he and associates founded in 1992. He is the author of the textbook The Practice of Public Relations, the 1992 book IdeaWise: How to Transform Your Ideas, which he co-authored with Steve Rivkin, and Rethinking Reputation in 2012, co-authored with John Doorley.
In July 2006, Seitel was retained by Philip Marshall, the grandson of New York society heiress Brooke Astor, in a dispute with his father, Anthony Marshall, over the treatment of Astor. Seitel is also known to have worked with the Rockefeller family for a number of years.[dead link]
Seitel is also an adjunct professor at New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies' graduate program in Public Relations and Corporate Communication.
He makes frequent guest appearances on television, and appears regularly on Fox News Channel. He has also appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, CNBC’s Power Lunch, CNN’s Larry King Live, as well as on MSNBC, Glenn Beck, Fox Business Network, the Fox Radio Network and National Public Radio.