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Founder Planned Television Arts (now MEDIA CONNECT)

Rick Frishman, the founder of Planned Television Arts (now MEDIA CONNECT), has been one of the leading book publicists in America for over 30 years.

Rick continues to work with many of the top book editors, literary agents and publishers in America, including Simon and Schuster, Random House, Wiley, Harper Collins, Pocket Books, Penguin Putnam, and Hyperion Books. Some of the best-selling authors he has worked with include: Mitch Albom, Bill Moyers, Stephen King, Caroline Kennedy, Howard Stern, President Jimmy Carter, Mark Victor Hansen, Nelson DeMille, John Grisham, Hugh Downs, Henry Kissinger, Jack Canfield, Alan Deshowitz, Arnold Palmer, and Harvey Mackay.

Prior to PTA, Rick worked as a producer of the "Barry Farber Show" at WOR-AM in New York City.

Rick has appeared on hundreds of radio shows and more than a dozen TV shows nationwide. He has appeared as a guest on OPRAH and on Bloomberg TV numerous times. He has also been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Selling Power Magazine, New York Post and scores of publications.

He is the co-author of eight books, including national best-sellers GUERRILLA PUBLICITY and NETWORKING MAGIC. He recently launched the popular four-book series, AUTHOR 101ä.  Rick's new book, WHERE'S YOUR WOW? (with co-author Robyn Spizman) will be released by McGraw Hill in March 2008.

He is the co-host (with attorney Richard Solomon) of the radio show Taking Care of Business, which airs every Thursday from 2:00-3:00 pm on WCWP-Radio in Long Island New York (www.tcbradio.com).

Rick has a B.F.A. in acting and directing and a B.S. from Ithaca College School of Communications.

He is a sought after lecturer on publishing and public relations and is a member of PRSA and the National Speakers Association.

Rick and his wife Robbi live in Long Island with their three children, Adam, Rachel and Stephanie, and a cockapoo named Rusty.

 

 

Books

Where's Your WOW?

Where's Your WOW?

Author 101: Bestselling Book Publicity

Author 101: Bestselling Book Publicity

Author 101: Bestselling Nonfiction

Author 101: Bestselling Nonfiction

10 CLOWNS DON'T MAKE A CIRCUS

10 CLOWNS DON'T MAKE A CIRCUS

AUTHOR 101 book 2

AUTHOR 101 book 2

HOW TO GETON OPRAH (CDs)

HOW TO GETON OPRAH (CDs)

Rick's new book series

Rick's new book series "AUTHOR 101" series hit stores in November of 2005. (with co- author Robyn Spizman) Books TWO, THREE AND FOUR will be released in 2006.

Go to www.author101.com for details.

Rick's new book NETWORKING MAGIC: Find the Best- from Doctors, Lawyers, and Accountants to Homes, Schools and Jobs will be released by Adams Media Corp. in September of 2004.

Rick's new book NETWORKING MAGIC: Find the Best- from Doctors, Lawyers, and Accountants to Homes, Schools and Jobs will be released by Adams Media Corp. in September of 2004.

Guerrilla Marketing for Writers : 100 Weapons to Help You Sell Your Work by Jay Conrad Levinson, Rick Frishman, Michael Larsen

Guerrilla Marketing for Writers : 100 Weapons to Help You Sell Your Work by Jay Conrad Levinson, Rick Frishman, Michael Larsen

GUERRILLA PUBLICITY: Hundreds of Sure Fire Tactics to Get Maximum Sales for Minimum Dollars by Jay Conrad Levinson, Rick Frishman, Jill Lublin

GUERRILLA PUBLICITY: Hundreds of Sure Fire Tactics to Get Maximum Sales for Minimum Dollars by Jay Conrad Levinson, Rick Frishman, Jill Lublin

   
 

TESTIMONIALS

It was a fabulous effort and the results, which will be a benefit to us for quite some time, were outstanding. You managed to draw important attention to the book and David, and in the process, created terrific opportunities for us to tell the company's success story. It doesn't get better than that!
— STEPHEN P. BURGAY, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, John Hancock Financial Services, Inc.