Chief Marketing Officer/Senior Vice President
Brian Feinblum has been promoting best-selling authors, self-published books, motivational speakers, major businesses, leading non-profits, and influential trade associations since 1989. He currently serves as the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for MEDIA CONNECT.
He has worked with over a thousand diverse and unique clients across many industries. Brian is instrumental in matching new clients with the right services and servicing their needs. He also develops unique services for the company and is respected as one of the best press kit writers in the business.
Recent experts promoted by Media Connect include acting legend Henry Winkler, comedians George Wallace and Jeff Foxworthy, acclaimed photographer Howard Schatz, best-selling parenting and relationship expert Hal Runkel, NYT best-selling business authors Kimberly Foss and Tom Anderson, gossip columnist Cindy Adams, Merrill Lynch Global Philanthropy, novelist Warren Adler, health guru Dr. Al Sears, and independent business author Ed Gordon.
Prior to joining MEDIA CONNECT, Brian was the Senior Publicist at Lifetime Books for three years. Notable clients included magician David Copperfield and best-selling author Og Mandino. A sampling of the media appearances he scheduled for his authors included Oprah, CNN, and USA Today.
He also served as the head of publicity for SPI Books for two years. The stable of authors included the best-selling sexuality psychologist, Dr. Ruth. Featured bookings included Larry King Live, Phil Donahue, Geraldo, Joan Rivers, Sally Jesse Raphael and the Associated Press.
Brian is also a published author. He penned The Florida Homeowner, Condo & Co-Op Association Handbook, which was featured in The Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, and other media outlets.
He often presents at publishing events, including the Thrillerfest, Cape Cod Writers Conference and the American Society of Journalists & Authors. His ever-popular book marketing and publicity blog can be found at http://www.bookmarketingbuzzblog.blogspot.com.
He has been a contributor to The Writer magazine, IBPA’s Independent, and numerous industry publishing publications. He has also had letters-to-the-editor published in The Washington Post, New York Daily News, and the New York Post.
Brian resides with his wife, their two children, a bulldog (Daisy) in New Rochelle, a suburb of New York City.
“It has been a pleasure to work with Media Connect on promoting my book.. Their hard work, determination to succeed and sheer enthusiasm for my work has led to a lot of great media coverage and inspired me to reach for the stars. Enthusiastic, honest, determined, thorough, persistent and, of course, connected.. that's how I would describe Media Connect and their great team. A true professional outfit with a heart of gold!”
JONATHAN FERRARA, artist and author of Guns in the Hands of Artists (Inkshares)