Meet the Media: Carrie Feibel

Carrie is the Health Editor and a reporter for KQED. She is also a contributor to NPR and Kaiser Health News. Carrie is based in Oakland, California. What’s your top priority at work for today? My top priority today is writing a late-file news spot later this evening, to get a California-based reaction after Trump announces his nominee for the Supreme…
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Meet the Media: Carole Terwilliger Meyers

Carole is a freelance travel writer and frequent blogger based in Berkeley, California. What’s your top story for today? I have been hard at work writing about unexpected places to visit in San Antonio, Texas. I visited San Antonio a few weeks ago to research, which was particularly fun because my daughter now lives there with her husband and my…
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Meet the Media: Sean Hillen

Joining us for our latest installment of “Meet the Media’ is journalist, author and creative writing coach Sean Hillen. What’s your top story for today? The pending arrival of international participants for the first-ever ‘Black Sea Creative Writing Retreat’ in the tranquil Romanian village of Doi Mai. An offshoot of the well-established ‘Ireland Writing Retreat’ in Donegal, northwest Ireland, this…
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A Day in the Life of a “CBS Sunday Morning” Interview

By Ashley Boarman, account supervisor I spent a day in the redwoods with CBS Sunday Morning and LCI client, Save the Redwoods League. Here’s a photo essay of my very busy – and tons of fun – media day. 6:15 a.m. – Driving from San Francisco to the shoot location at Joaquin Miller Park in the Oakland Hills. We issued…
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Meet the Media: Jennifer Billock

The latest blog in our ‘Meet the Media’ series features Jennifer Billock, a freelance writer who regularly has articles published at Smithsonian.com. What’s your top priority at work for today? I have a few for today! I’m doing some social media work for a B2B brand I work with, rounding up some sources for a story about prison museums, and…
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Meet the Media: Max Darrow, multimedia journalist at KGUN-TV (ABC) Tucson

Max Darrow is a multimedia journalist at KGUN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Tucson, Arizona. Max took a few minutes out of his schedule to give us an insight into his work. Without revealing any secrets, can you tell us what types of stories, trends or issues are on your radar now? The stories on my radar are constantly changing. I…
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Meet the Media – Katie Burke, San Francisco Business Times

Katie Burke, San Francisco Business Times What’s your top story for today? It’s going to be more like top story of the year, but retail closures will be a significant part of my beat for the rest of 2017. The industry is being slammed by a perfect storm of demographic changes, major shifts in shopping habits and — especially in the Bay Area — the increasing…
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Meet the Media – Kelly E. Carter

By Kelly E. Carter, Director of Communications at Alpha Omega Winery and former reporter for People Magazine and USA Today What’s the top story you ever covered? (And for whom)? I was part of the People magazine team that covered “Miracle on the Hudson” when Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger landed the US Airways plane on the Hudson River in January 2009 after the aircraft…
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Meet the Media – Allison Hopkins, freelance writer/editor

What’s your top priority at work for today? I’ve been in the midst of covering heavy topics involving drug and alcohol addiction, domestic violence and foster care/adoption. My priority has been to pour my heart and soul into these very important pieces I am writing for magazines in Sacramento as well as for a local nonprofit. I feel honored to…
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Meet the Media – Alex Ribble, owner and lead interviewer of Good Celebrity

What’s your top story for today? We recently released a terrific piece featuring a wonderful cause in the Hollywood area called “New Directions For Youth.” The celebrity behind the story is one of the judges and stars of “Hot Bench,” Larry Bakman. Here’s a link to the video as well as a link to the article we’ve posted. Possibly our…
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