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Become a Media Maven

By Christina Nicholson

Learn step-by-step how businesses are earning media exposure (without ads) from a TV reporter turned PR agency owner every Thursday.

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The public relations industry often falls victim to several myths and misconceptions that contribute to it being a best-kept secret. These common false beliefs also hold you back from pitching to the media because you don’t think you’re ready or big enough, Reader. I break down the leading five I see keeping people from growth on my podcast, so click here to listen to the new episode released this week. 💰 Get in Oprah Daily AND get paid?! A couple of years ago, Oprah Magazine transitioned to...

11 months ago • 2 min read

It’s been a minute. I’ve been a busy bee with a new role as the PR and Communications Manager at StoryBlok - a company that has a culture I am obsessed with. It literally checks all the boxes. #luckyme I’m still filling up every Little Free Library I spot. (Watch here!) I also hosted a non-profit event to help get dogs adopted. I even made the front page for being the emcee. I’m practicing my violin every week. And you can catch me this coming Sunday on Health Uncensored with Dr. Drew on Fox...

7 days ago • 3 min read

Uh, I made a few mistakes in my last email. The biggest was sending people to my new freebie of what to do after earning media exposure… and having the PDF undeliverable Thankfully, I got some nice emails alerting me to the issue and it was fixed. Then… in the image I made promoting that freebie, I had a typo. The email I got alerting me to that was not so kind. I wrote about it on LinkedIn. Click here to see how it unfolded. Press Releases Suck The header on my website reads: “We don’t write...

about 2 months ago • 3 min read

Holy smokes, it’s a busy week… but I didn’t want to leave you hanging this Thursday morning. Just after midnight, I got back from Palm Springs where I spoke at ALT Summit with a bunch of ah-mazing women entrepreneurs and creators. Hello to all the new friends I met there! And today, I’m off to New York City to shoot a segment in the morning for Health Uncensored! with Dr. Drew. Yes, that’s South Florida > Palm Springs > South Florida > New York City > South Florida in six days. Saturday, I’m...

2 months ago • 2 min read

I saw this post on LinkedIn and said, I had to share this with the people in my Media Mentoring Program, so I did. Then I thought, let me send this out to my email list. So here it is… Is that not crazy valuable?! For tips on coming up with great subject lines, scroll to the bottom! Secret Success Method Used by Oprah & Einstein My good friend Chelsea Krost has created something so unique and special, I had to share it with you. It’s called The Mind. Brand. Biz Power Pack. It's not your...

2 months ago • 2 min read

I want to give a special shoutout to ChatGPT for playing an unexpected role in my latest adventure. Here’s the story: A forward-thinking organizer was on the lookout for a speaker for an upcoming event in Dallas, Texas. Instead of the usual route, he asked ChatGPT for suggestions on who would make a captivating speaker about marketing. And guess what? My name popped up in the conversation! Thanks AI! This is a testament not just to technology's power to connect us but also to the undeniable...

3 months ago • 2 min read

I’m in Salt Lake City! It’s my first time visiting and I’m in and out in a matter of two days. I’m shooting the on-location part of a segment for Health Uncensored with Dr. Drew… and I bought a jacket for the occasion. Check it out here. 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Ever feel like you're stuck in the slow lane on the highway to learning? Jim Kwik has a game-changing strategy to supercharge your learning journey! If you haven’t read his book, Limitless, I HIGHLY suggest it. Here are his three...

3 months ago • 2 min read

I just got back from Dallas, Texas this week where I was shooting a segment I’m producing for Health Uncensored! With Dr. Drew. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what happens when I flub my words, haha. This was also my first time ordering a neck pillow for my travels, and I LOVE this one because when I turn it sideways, it’s a legit pillow! While I’m on the travel topic, these are my go-to travel pants… and wear everyday pants since I have them in five colors now. So comfy! Next week, I’m...

3 months ago • 2 min read

Media coverage is super easy when a national producer reaches out to you out of the blue, right? That’s what happened to me after I started working on some Super Bowl party decorations. Of course, the theme was Taylor Swift. When I posted my BINGO cards on TikTok, someone took notice and sent me a DM to be included in her story about my Super Bowl era. The moral of the story? Overpost it all. You never know who could see it. My NEW Website Is anyone really happy with their website? I feel...

3 months ago • 2 min read

📣 Shout it from the rooftops! At Media Maven, we're passionate about sharing what you're doing with the world. This is an example of us doing it for our client, Midas. Here's why it's crucial to share our positive actions publicly. 1️⃣ Inspiration When we share our good deeds, we inspire others to follow suit. Your actions can trigger a ripple effect of positivity! 2️⃣ Accountability Public transparency keeps us accountable. It pushes us to continually strive for greater impact and do even...

4 months ago • 2 min read

I’m back from California! This time, it was NOT for business, but pleasure. My husband and I spent a few days there for my birthday and tried to “Come on Down”, but we weren't called. However, we did get seats in the front row, so you will see us on The Price is Right on Monday, February 26th! Health Uncensored! with Dr. Drew While we were in California, the series premiere episode of Health Uncensored! with Dr. Drew aired on Fox Business. If you missed it, you can catch the replay on Hulu or...

4 months ago • 2 min read
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