In this one-hour interview Bruce Wawrzyniak addresses the fundamentals that working writers and filmmakers need to know in order to get their projects the attention and audiences they deserve.
Bruce runs his own PR agency, specializing in communications (public relations, media relations, the Web, social media, marketing). He has placed clients on iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, network TV affiliates, and other notable media outlets. He previously served as the Director of Communications for the world governing body for softball for more than a decade and served as a Chief Press Officer at two Summer Olympics. He began his career doing a decade long stint with a National Hockey League team’s PR department, the last six years of which he served concurrently as Director of Public Relations for their expansion franchise in North America's premier pro indoor lacrosse league. You can learn more about his work, and contact him about your projects, at www.NowHearThis.biz.
Bruce also hosts a weekly show with listeners in 135 countries called Now Hear This Entertainment. You can listen to it now at www.NHTE.net or via the links there to other platforms. The show has also spawned a companion eBook series.
Topics addressed include:
- What Public Relations is, and is Not
- Where Public Relations fits in to the Successful Marketing & Sales of a Project
- What Elements of a Book or Film Make it Easier to Promote
- Why Writers and Filmmakers Should Promote Themselves as Well as Their Work
- What Professional PR Agencies Can do That Artists Working Alone Cannot
- PR Tips for Filmmakers with New Independent Films to Promote
- PR Tips for Writers with New Books to Promote
If you have questions about this event, reach out to Nancy.Fulton@yahoo.com. I look forward to hearing from you.
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— Susan Shearer
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— Camille Bacos
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