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Interested in all the buzz and spin behind marketing, advertising, the media and special events? Cindy Rakowits gives listeners behind the scenes access to the world of public relations promising loyal listeners will know more about the field than most publicists.

Interested in all the buzz and spin behind marketing, advertising, the media and special events? Cindy Rakowits gives listeners behind the scenes access to the world of public relations promising loyal listeners will know more about the field than most publicists.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Networks:

VoiceAmerica

Description:

Interested in all the buzz and spin behind marketing, advertising, the media and special events? Cindy Rakowits gives listeners behind the scenes access to the world of public relations promising loyal listeners will know more about the field than most publicists.

Twitter:

@brandmouth

Language:

English

Contact:

16000 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000 Encino, CA 91436 818-783-3307


Episodes

Does the American Dream still exist? Author inspiration from Daniel Milstein

1/31/2013
On a cold December night in 1991, a young boy with seventeen cents in his pocket first set foot in the United States. Twenty years later, that young man found himself the founder and CEO of a billion-dollar corporation. Daniel Milstein’s harrowing story about how his mother, father and brother escaped the oppressive government of the U.S.S.R and immigrated to the United States. They carved out a life for themselves with the quintessential immigrant story of the era. Don’t miss this...

Duration:00:11:02

Paul Shane is the CPA Who cares about his clients and their families as much as they do

1/24/2013
According to Dan Buettner’s book, Blue Zones, there are certain geographic locations where people live longer. Paul Shane, CPA, APC shares with listeners how increased longevity should prompt smarter estate planning. This show covers the relevance of Blue Zones, the importance of building professional teams and information about selecting a trustee .

Duration:00:59:47

EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE OUT-OF-BODY EXPERIENCE

1/10/2013
Are you skeptical about having Out-of-Body Experiences? This show will interest you if you take the time to listen. Luis Minero began studying and developing his abilities in his early teens. Mr. Minero is the director of the California Center with the International Academy of Consciousness and is the author of Demystifying the out-of-body Experience. For more information, check out www.LearnOBEs.com.

Duration:00:29:32

Celebrity Spin in a TMZ World

1/3/2013
Old school publicists would agree that dealing with gossip columnists is nothing new. We established our relationships with the best of them and hoped they would treat our clients well. Does TMZ go to far or is the show simply a reflection of how reporting has changed through the onslaught of social media? Cindy Rakowitz discusses this with Los Angeles based publicist Garrett O. Thomas.

Duration:00:47:35

A RECOVERING ADDICT SPREADS HOPE THROUGH ARTISTIC OUTLETS

12/20/2012
Erin Van Vuren is a 28 year old recovering heroin addict who is clean for three years. She has lived the life of someone who is 100 years old and is grateful to be a survivor and a warrior. An author, actress, songwriter, musician, journalist and filmmaker, she has two movies in development. As an ongoing public service, Stars of PR covers Regenerate Films and their work to amplify young voices in the community. Erin Van Vuren is dedicated to this cause. She also works with Not One More, an...

Duration:00:41:24

Holiday Rap

12/13/2012
Tis the Season to talk Holiday style. What’s hot—what’s not? Stylist to the stars, Kimberly Ex-Hill shares tips. Adding comedic commentary, standup sensation Jodi Miller chimes in. Jodi co-authored the WTF series and has appeared on The Tonight Show, Chelsea Lately and Entertainers with Bryn Allen. She is also a reoccurring guest commentator on CNN Tonight, TV Guide’s Hollywood 411.

Duration:00:58:08

DISTRESS IN THE PRESS

12/6/2012
As the year comes to a close, Bryan Cain-Jackson, assistant editor with Technorati analyzes the most challenging moments for people, products and organizations in the news.

Duration:00:28:42

FITNESS SHOULD NOT BE A NEW YEAR RESOLUTION!

11/29/2012
The Holiday Season is here again and we are already piling on the post-Thanksgiving pounds. It seems that we collectively use the Holiday Season as an excuse to eat and drink everything that is put in front of us while we are shopping, partying or home with family and friends. That’s why a New Year’s resolution to join a gym after January 1st doesn’t work. Instead, people should make a commitment to change their lifestyle—incorporating fitness routines and healthy eating habits into their...

Duration:00:15:08

Leveraging News For Retail Marketing

11/8/2012
How do you plan a store opening during Frankenstorm Hurricanes and Presidential Elections? Connect to the news and inject creativity! SARAR Sunset Plaza’s store manager discusses strategy. The elegant European clothing store, SARAR Sunset Plaza sells the absolute best in modern menswear ranging from business casual to formal. Currently stocking designs for fall/winter 2012/2013, SARAR’s upscale products include jeans, jackets, suits, blazers, pants, shoes, ties, formalwear (black tie) and...

Duration:00:28:11

CNN TELL US HOW DIGITAL BROADCASTING INFLUENCES THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

11/1/2012
Traditional news outlets like CNN provide commentary as news happens through social media. The trending stories on Twitter are now a part of breaking news. Lila King, Senior Director of Social Media for CNN provides insight from the newsroom. Also, relevant to current events, crisis response master Steve Lee talks about rapid deployment planning and how it works for natural disasters like hurricane Sandy.

Duration:00:59:40

CROSSROADS IN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE

10/25/2012
Just in time for the Presidential Elections, Healthcare Financial Systems expert David Nordella will be discussing American Healthcare. David’s company, Provider Finance Associates improves the profits of medical groups, simplifies business for medical groups and implements business tools that optimize the cash flow and profitability of medical groups. David can be contacted at dnordella@providerfinance411.com or Independent Practice Associations group on LinkedIn

Duration:00:58:08

Getting Bored With Your Workouts? Change it up!

10/11/2012
The fitness business is extremely competitive—but every great trainer agrees that you have to concentrate on form—and change up your program. Many injuries take place due to repetitive motion without proper strength training, bad form and inadequate stretching. Michelle Shilling, owner of Fitness Movement in Westlake Village knows this and opened a gym that pays attention to these challenges. Personal attention is provided because the classes are intentionally small with lots of fun...

Duration:00:59:28

ARE YOU OWED MONEY???

10/4/2012
CREDITOR’S RIGHTS LAWYER RONALD R. COHN TALKS ABOUT CONVERTING YOUR JUDGEMENT INTO CASH Los Angeles Attorney Ronald R. Cohn presents “After The Gavel Falls—How To Convert Your Judgment into Money” on Stars of PR. In this economy, lawsuits are filed—but an attorney with Mr. Cohn’s experience is often needed to get the money. This is a show that should not be missed with useful, practical, real world information on how lenders/businesses can get paid!

Duration:00:58:15

Scary Stuff Tenet Healthcare’s Sierra Vista Regional Hospital Accused of Fraud, Cover up and Conspiracy

9/27/2012
Malpractice, wrongful death, fraud, conspiracy and a cover up, might seem the elements of a TV medical drama. But in the allegations of Sara Taylor concerning the death of her husband and its tragic aftermath, these charges are all too real. Mrs. Taylor is the plaintiff in a suit against California’s Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, part of the Tenet Healthcare Corporation, and an affiliated surgeon Donald Ramberg, M.D. Her attorneys— Steven R. Vartazarian (The Vartazarian Law Firm,...

Duration:00:44:34

Jonathan DePaz

9/13/2012
Returning guest, Jonathan DePaz has an abundance of energy, with interests covering many different fields. He has gained recognition and fame in the fitness industry as a celebrity trainer to the stars as well as one of the most sought-after aerobics instructors in group exercise.. After completing his university studies in Boston, MA, he embarked on a three-year world tour as "Aladdin" in Walt Disney's Aladdin on Ice. Together with his positive personality and high-energy spirit, Jonathan...

Duration:00:42:50

Technorati Assistant Editor Returns Bryan Cain-Jackson Shares the Art of Star Chasing

9/6/2012
The assistant editor of Technorati mentioned to me that he wanted to interview Macy Gray. Three days later, that assistant editor, Bryan Cain-Jackson caught up with Macy and she was featured in an article about music, acting, poker and parenting. Bryan is determined to connect with his subject’s passions and emotions-making his writing extremely powerful. This is why his readers love him! From business stories to feature articles with public figures—this is a writer all publicists should...

Duration:00:58:05

HOT ISSUES IN TODAY’S WORKPLACE

8/30/2012
Samantha Maxwell of CYA HR, www.cyahr.com addresses today’s hot buttons and concerns in the workplace. Today’s multi-generational workforce faces new challenges, particularly with the onslaught of digital communication and social media. This show covers compliance, reducing exposure and appropriate behavior with relevant information for both employers and employees.

Duration:00:57:01

KNOWING HOW TO “MAKE IT RAIN”

8/9/2012
Now that recessionary times have become a long term reality, a lot of businesses are trying to figure out the art of rainmaking. K.C. Victor helps lawyers increase their business by honing marketing strengths and learning leadership skills. K.C.’s Make It Rain work began as an aspect of her legal executive recruiting work. It may sound cliché, but a well thought out, well drafted, realistic business plan can help lawyers and other service professionals grow their work where they are or...

Duration:00:57:42

Thoughtful and Caring Divorce Attorneys? Yes—They Do Exist!

8/2/2012
Mark B. Baer, Inc., a Professional Law Corporation, assists people in becoming independent of their spouses or significant others with integrity by evaluating and facilitating solutions that are respectful to each other and their families. Mark provides a thoughtful, creative and caring environment that equips people with skills that will strengthen and empower them to cope with future challenges. A respected expert in his field, Mark frequently provides commentary to the traditional press....

Duration:00:58:38

“Greedy Lying Bastards” Exposes the Insidious Domination of the Fossil Fuel Industry

7/26/2012
Patrick Gambuti Jr., co-writer and editor of the new documentary film, Greedy Lying Bastards joins Stars of PR to talk about his experiences as the crew pursued a trail of environmental destruction, illness and death. See www.GreedyLyingBastards.com. “Greedy Lying Bastards” presents a searing indictment of the influence, deceit and corruption that defines the fossil fuel industry. From the Gulf Coast to the tiny nation of Tuvalu, from Uganda and Peru to Alaska, the film documents the impact...

Duration:00:47:29