Judy Smith, right, discusses "Inside a Scandal: Sex, Politics, and Drama" at BU this week. Smith is the author of “Good Self, Bad Self” and a crisis management expert who’s co-executive producer of the ABC drama “Scandal.” (Photo: Kalman Zabarsky)
Judy Smith, right, discusses "Inside a Scandal: Sex, Politics, and Drama" at BU this week. Smith is the author of “Good Self, Bad Self” and a crisis management expert who’s co-executive producer of the ABC drama “Scandal.” (Photo: Kalman Zabarsky)

Judy Smith, the attorney/author/crisis management pro who’s co-executive producer of (and inspiration for) ABC’s drama “Scandal,” talked to students at BU this week. The founder of Smith & Company, a strategic and crisis communications firm with offices in D.C. and LA, Smith talked about what it takes to get clients out of a tight spot. Pictured: Smith (right) with interviewer Karen Holmes Ward of WCVB-TV.

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