Month: January 2013

On Meeting Eddie Van Halen, Winning an Award, And Running Into Stevie Wonder

On Meeting Eddie Van Halen, Winning an Award, And Running Into Stevie Wonder

A week ago today I was in Anaheim, Calif., for the 2013 Winter NAMM show, and boy – what a show! First, I meet Eddie Van Halen, then I get a She Rocks Award, and then I run into Stevie Wonder. Three completely unexpected and […]

The Women’s International Music Network Honored Me With a She Rocks Award

The Women’s International Music Network Honored Me With a She Rocks Award

On Jan. 25 during NAMM, I was honored with the “Next Generation” She Rocks Award at theĀ first annual Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) breakfast and She Rocks Award ceremony held at the Marriott in Anaheim, Calif. (!!!). The award came to me as an absolute […]

Countdown begins: NAMM, see you soon!

Countdown begins: NAMM, see you soon!

This year’s NAMM show is taking place Jan. 24-27 Ahhh šŸ™‚ It’s that time of the year. Every January for the past three years I’ve had the privilege of attending the National Association of Music Merchants trade show (NAMM), held in Anaheim, California’s convention center. […]

Introducing Ten Guitar Goddesses

Introducing Ten Guitar Goddesses

  I recently wrote a piece for Fender.com titled “Ten Guitar Goddesses,” and in conducting extensive research I learned there’s no shortage of incredibly talented female guitarists (you just rarely hear of them). Some of the players I listed include Gabriela Quintero from Rodrigo y […]

CareerCast Names Public Relations Fifth Most Stressful Job for 2013

CareerCast Names Public Relations Fifth Most Stressful Job for 2013

according toĀ CareerCast, I have a stressful job. The job search site recently posted a list of the 10 most stressful jobs for 2013, and public relations came in at number five. The website used 11 criteria, which include physical danger, having your life at risk, […]

Comedian Nick Kroll Satirizes PR with “PubLIZity Public Relations” Skit

Comedian Nick Kroll Satirizes PR with “PubLIZity Public Relations” Skit

Those of you familiar with Nick Kroll (actor, comedian, writer, producer) know that he’s funny, witty and irreverent. His latest project the Kroll Show debuts on Jan. 16 on Comedy Central, and consists of sketches satirizing pop culture and modern civilization in true Nick Kroll […]

Public Relations One of Eight Hot Careers to Watch in 2013 According to Yahoo!

Public Relations One of Eight Hot Careers to Watch in 2013 According to Yahoo!

Looks like I’ve got job security (*knocking on wood*). According to Yahoo!, public relations is the number five hot career to watch in 2013. The popular website said that the evolution of media and technology has played a huge role in changing PR for the […]