Philip A. Kent

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Philip A. Kent, aka Phil Kent, is a media and public relations consultant.

Phil has served as the President of Atlanta-based Phil Kent Consulting Inc. public relations/marketing company from 2003 until the present. He is also co-publisher of the Atlanta-based Insider Advantage Georgia Internet news agency and co-publishes JAMES magazine. His current articles/columns can be found at Insider Advantage.[1] He frequently appears on national news and talk radio as a media commentator.[2] Phil is the author of the books The Dark Side of Liberalism and Foundations of Betrayal: How the Liberal Super-Rich Undermine America [3]

Phil Kent also served as press secretary and public affairs advisor to the late U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond between 1981 and 1982. Philip Kent worked for the newspaper The Augusta Chronicle for twenty-five years.[4] In 1997 Kent was appointed to an indigent defense board but declined the appointment.[5]

Some of his past and present public relations clients include major corporations as well as political organizations. He also was communications director for Fast Auto Loans of Virginia.[6]

In September 2011 Gov. Nathan Deal of Georgia appointed him as a member of the newly-created state Immigration Enforcement Review Board, a position he presently holds.[7]


· President of Phil Kent Consulting Inc. a public relations/media company based in Atlanta, Ga.

· Regular panelist on Fox5 Atlanta WAGA-TV’s Sunday public affairs program “The Georgia Gang.”

· Former president of the Atlanta-based Southeastern Legal Foundation.

· Former press secretary to the late U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C.

· Former editorial page editor and columnist for the Augusta, Ga., Chronicle.

· Graduate, University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady School of Journalism

· 2nd Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Honorably Discharged.

· Former Senior Warden, St. Hilda’s Anglican Catholic Church, Atlanta, Ga.


External links[edit]

  • [1] Phil Kent Consulting
  • [2] The Georgia Gang video